Thuchen, Guanyin in Chinese, is spectacular!!!!! We stayed in a lovely guest house; delicious spicy meals and great beds!! There was only cold water in our ‘private’ bathroom, but it was only for one night (and was in fact luxury compared to what was ahead!) Some of us went an hour and a half by car and […]
We explored Barkam for a few hours and headed up the mountains to Thuchen. The drive was spectacular as evidenced by these shots out of the van window. Prayer flags, amazing mountains, clear skies – just beautiful!!!!
We travelled the Diwen Expressway to Barkam. Known as the ‘Tunnel region’, there were 27 tunnels under mountains. Not all tunnels were labelled with their length, but we estimate that there was about 60km of tunnel. Amazing engineering feat! Between the tunnels were bridges over lakes, raging rivers and hydroelectric power generation. 2km bridge between tunnels 5 […]
The part of Chengdu that we found most fascinating was the Tibetan Quarter. The beauty, colour, culture … all provide a strong contrast to the rest of the city. Just LOVED it!!
June 2013 saw me taking up an amazing opportunity to be part of a scouting trip through eastern Tibet. Part of a team scoping a documentary, I had an AMAZING 2 weeks with my camera!! In the next blog posts I will share some of the highlights! These images are taken in and around Chengdu. We […]
Having lugged plastic cameras and film all around Tibet, you’d think I’d have more to show for my efforts! This is one of only 2 films I have been able to process here in Phuket. Still working on the others!! Holga doubles – taken in the countryside of Tibet. Check the posts following this one […]
Out with my Holga and black and white film in Hindmarsh!