Tag Archive: culture

365 Places: Drammen

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 3: Drammen, Norway Photo credit: Henry Rosling c 1860 Today, my post is about a place I would love to go – Drammen in Norway. Drammen is…

A Day in the Life of Kathmandu

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An Exotic mix of Hindu and Buddhist Images Images: Garry Benson © 2014 Story: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson   ‘There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Kathmandu, There’s a little… Continue reading

10 Things We Learned From Years of Travel

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Originally posted on GALLIVANCE:
As always, our travels have taught us countless lessons. And since we love learning … here are our favorite “Aha! Moments.” 1. Carry very little stuff. Really, it’s true.…

Kondoni Sculpture

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Text: ©2014 Garry Benson Images: ©2014 Garry Benson A beautiful Whale mosaic in Victor Harbor, South Australia. The Ngarrindjeri and Pitjantjatjara Aboriginal people and the local community all contributed to the project as… Continue reading

365 Places: Korčula

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Day 8: Korčula, Croatia We visited the island of Korčula in September 2013, when we did a 7 day boat trip that took us from Split to Dubrovnik and back again.  It is located in the… Continue reading

Five Fabulous Foto Hints

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Text: ©2014 Garry Benson Images: ©2014 Garry Benson 1. Experiment with digital camera settings Don’t be intimidated by the options – experiment with shutter speed, aperture & white balance settings to get better… Continue reading

365 Places: Algeria

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Day 7: Algeria, North Africa Today my post is about a place that I will probably never visit again, Algeria. From the small part I saw, it is a beautiful and captivating country with… Continue reading

Profile: Edward Mooney

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We have been researching other photographers, artists and writers that focus on travel and ideas of ‘place’ in their work. Recently, we came across the work of Edward Mooney, an Irish photographer and blogger,… Continue reading

365 Places: Amsterdam

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Day 6: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Today I am back in Europe, in another city that I love, Amsterdam. I have visited Amsterdam twice – once in 1999 when I was on a Contiki… Continue reading

Gallipoli – a cultural connection

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Lone Pine Gallipoli – a panorama So much of my thinking leading up to this trip has focused on how to engage with Turkey as cultural strangers, as people…