Back to the Buddha's and a Neglected Lake March 14th 2018 Woolly says – It was time to tackle some more Buddha’s, the taxi ride to our first one took forever with traffic at a standstill, for once I wasn’t complaining about the heat as the sir con in the vehicle had given me icicles on my tusks! Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha images in the country as well as being one of the biggest measuring in at 66 ... read more
Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Yangon Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
'We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us'
A truly multi-national mammoth that travels the world visiting places of interest, making new friends and causing mischief wherever he can. With my carer Jo (bless her!) I have scaled castle walls, walked in the footsteps of Roman Emperors and Maharajah's, climbed mountains, contemplated caverns, caves and canyons and attempted the Le Mans 24 hour race on a skateboard! Whether it be climbing a Minaret in Mostar, Paddling in the Arabian Sea, Scaling mountains in Kotor, Feeding chickens in France or Catching trains in India, not... full info