Houses on Kampong Ayer 1
There is a small country in South East that the banana pancake trail has often ignored. For obvious reasons of having a strict no-alcohol policy. But the Sultanate of Brunei, has been so silent in the tourism affairs of South East Asia, that is has an almost enigmatic halo around it. I was curious about this oil-rich country which nobody went to visit. And in my case, curiosity kills the wallet. So, there I was, on a AirAsia flight, from Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan, in Brunei Darussalam. Read: Go off-the-beaten track in Kuala Lumpur. Visit the Batu Caves. […]

Of Alcohol and Water Villages: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon 2
Everybody is doing it. So, I might as well.   To recount a year is difficult, and especially when it is a year like 2013 which was nothing short of momentous. I checked my hard disk to find out that I have travelled to a total of 14 countries this year, and the total pictures in my hard disk totalled up to 32000! So, what better way to recount a year, than to show it in pictures.   January The Thaipusam festival is one of the most bizarre festivals that one can imagine. I have been wanting to check out […]

2013: My year in travel photos