• India
  • 200 hour YTT

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    In the spirit of adventure and for the love of yoga, I booked return tickets to Delhi, India for a 200 hour Yoga Teacher’s Training Course in Rishikesh earlier this year. The town is based near the Himalayas and the source of the Ganges, in the north of India. Rishikesh is known as the World […]

  • India
  • Cows of Rishikesh

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    Even if you’ve never been to India, I’m pretty sure you’ve heard about the holy cows that live on the streets at their leisure. Nothing can really quite prepare you for the casual amount of cows that block entrances to shops, pay visits to the vegetable sellers, cause traffic jams and slowly saunter down the hot […]

  • India
  • Food in Rishikesh

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    So, I missed out on mango season, but there was still so much delicious fruit available to buy in the streets of Rishikesh! Chai is a daily necessity and sampling local street food is a must. Unfortunately I didn’t take note of exactly what everything is called, but I tried just about all of it! Here’s a feast […]

  • India
  • Faces of Rishikesh

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    In March I went to Rishikesh in the north of India to do a 200 hour yoga teachers training course at Rishikesh Yog Peeth. I took my camera with me of course and took some time to practise some portraiture. My photography style is usually quite sneaky and un-intrusive so it was good for me to practise […]

  • Spain
  • A Guide to La Palma

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    Last month we headed out to the Canary Islands for a sunshine adventure! I’ve put together a guide of my favourite spots (with links to more detailed blog posts) to visit and a few tips to help you on your way.   HOW TO GET THERE We took the plane from Cork, Ireland to south […]

  • Spain
  • Los Cristianos

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    If you arrive at Tenerife via ferry, you’ll be familiar with the touristy town of Los Cristianos. This town used to have such a small population that they couldn’t afford a castle or fort and so they were continuously raided by pirates, keeping the population down. A lot has changed in the last few hundred years as industries […]