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Stairway to the clouds – Mua Caves in Vietnam

Epic limestone karsts rise out of the green rice fields for miles around to give the landscape a middle-earth feel. The misty cloud that characterises the area further adds to the effect and creates a wonderful contrast with the brilliant green paddies below.

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Into the Labyrinth

Perhaps the most striking thing about a visit to Cu Chi is the incredible resourcefulness of the soldiers who lived and fought at Cu Chi. Everything was reused or recycled.

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How to be an Olympian without qualifying

The Winter Olympics always held a certain magic for me. An inaccessible dream. In the last few months, the dream became a reality and I saw first hand what it takes to make the magic happen.

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Before She Wakes

India is a kind of madness one can’t explain; it is the sound of 1.3 billion people trying to make life happen. The noise is incessant: endless hooting (horn blowing), the push and shove of tuk-tuks, cars, busses and bicycle rickshaws, not to mention the persistent shouts of vendors.

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Endless possibilities

About three hours into the flight, my wife was woken by a commotion at the back of the plane and noticed that our satchel-clinging companion was no longer at our side.

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Not quite a candlelight dinner in Toyko

I’m still trying to figure out why exactly I liked it. It was more tacky than extravagant at times. But even then it was hilarious.

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Pretty in pink: The cherry blossoms in Toyko

If there’s one thing Japan do well, apart from eating raw fish, it’s beautiful parks. These guys know how to landscape gardens and they like doing it a lot.

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