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Photo of the Week: A Wheel on Fire

Celebrating New Year on the banks of the Thames is an old habit for many Londoners, but watching fireworks spark off the capsules of the Millennium Wheel is a relatively new and altogether breathtaking experience.

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Photo of the Week: Waking Up in Wadi Rum

After sleeping under the Jordanian night skies in a Bedouin camp, I awoke to find my welcoming host still sleeping peacefully beside me.  

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Photo of the Week: Holi Cow!

  After a long and colourful day of powder throwing at the Holi festival in Orchha, the local animals show off their new looks. Keeping it casual and cool, as most Indian cows are.

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Photo of the Week: A Storm Above the Harbour

 Bad weather looms over Valletta harbour; the summer is almost finished along Malta’s coastline.

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Photo of the Week: the Watermelon Man of Mamallapuram

Walking through the baking streets of this little Southern Indian town, I stopped for a slice of watermelon. I’m pretty sure the salesman was expecting quite a large amount of business that day.

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Photo of the Week: Maasai and Mzungu

Walking behind a group of Maasai warriors in Kenya, as they prepare to demonstrate their renowned Adumu, or “warrior”, jumping dance.

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Photo of the Week: The Flower of Mysore Market

Opposite a perfume stand in a bustling market, I found a family selling vegetables, their serious son sitting on a crate. I talked to his mother in the hope that she’d make her child smile. She grinned at me delightedly instead, and pinched my cheek. NB: When I got back to England, I posted a […]

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Photo of the Week: A Hill Filled with Crosses

Just outside Šiauliai, the wind moves between a thousand crosses made from wood and metal, plastic and string. The air is never quiet here.

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Photo of the Week: an Icelandic House

Driving through Iceland’s stunning landscapes, I chanced upon a field in the sun: a lone house breaking up the sky and the horizon.

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Photo of the Week: Saris Drying in the Indian Sun

On a morning boat ride around the Indian island of Omkareshwar, we watched the women laying out their freshly washed saris, placing them carefully on the steps leading down to the water’s edge.

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