18 December 2018 | Transport
I’m disappointed if my travels don’t take me to some ‘new’ (for me) countries each year and this year was certainly a good one in that department with nine previously unvisited locations - that's the next blog. Some great aerial views also make me happy and there have...
Aerial Views – Northern Australia
17 December 2015 | Transport
◄ Some of 2015’s best aerial views were from a Beechcraft Super King Air which a bunch of us chartered and flew across Northern Australia. We started at dawn from Melbourne’s Moorabbin Airport, as a group of hot air balloons drifted in from their morning flight over t...
Aerial Views – some of 2015’s highlights
13 December 2015 | Transport
◄ An early morning Ryanair 737 flight from London to Turin and as usual the Alps look terrific. Remember the Winter Olympics were held in Turin in 2006, it’s not far from the Fiat motor city to the white stuff.
Absolutely the best out-the-window glimpse o...
The Shard – from a 777
12 August 2015 | Transport
So often the views out the window are superb, like on Cathay Pacific CX-257 from Hong Kong to London last week. We started off by flying south out of Hong Kong, before turning north and flying right over Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.
We continued north across China...
Aerial Views – San Francisco-Beijing
9 October 2013 | Places
Took United Flight 889 from San Francisco to Beijing, a flight that arcs way north, crossing Alaska and reaching just south of the Arctic Circle then crossing Siberia, across the Sea of Okhotsk (where the Russians shot down a straying Korean Airlines 747, killing all ...