China Trip – 6th Stop Yungang Caves

18 October 2013 | Culture

I’ve always said the greatest regret of my travelling life has been that I went to Afghanistan in 1972 and did not travel north of Kabul to Bamiyan to see the great Buddha statues. When I did get there in 2006 it was too late, the Taliban had destroyed them in 2001. ...

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27 March 2010 | Places

▲  Tony at Pindaya North of Burma’s Inle Lake and Heho, the Shan State airport town, Pindaya makes a good escape from the tourist crowds (as much as Burma ever gets tourist crowds) and hustle of Inle Lake. It’s a good centre for walks into the surrounding hills, ...

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