Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The ancient Silk Road city. Continue reading “Samarkand, Uzbekistan”

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan

It’s seemingly endless desert… and then, out of nowhere, a major city pops up. Continue reading “Tashkent, Uzbekistan”

The Arctic Circle: Under the Midnight Sun and into the Polar Night

The Arctic region has the very best of nature: snow-capped mountains, the Aurora Borealis, wonderfully scenic coastlines, the ice cap, polar bears, whales, and vast, empty, unspoiled wilderness. It also has two of the most fascinating natural phenomenon, occurring every year without fail. Continue reading “The Arctic Circle: Under the Midnight Sun and into the Polar Night”

Qaanaaq, Greenland

Some videos taken in one of the world’s northern-most settlements.

On my way to Qaanaaq I was lucky enough to meet a lot of interesting people, many of whom were visiting the village for at least the second time. Back then I wondered what would draw someone back here. Qaanaaq is a tiny village, more isolated than I had even imagined. I had a wonderful few days there and at the end felt like I had seen it, and left content. But several months on I do feel like I’m being drawn back. Continue reading “Qaanaaq, Greenland”