These pictures were taken in October 2014, about 7 months before the devastating earthquake. The first day in Kathmandu is tough. The heavy pollution hovering in the entire valley makes breathing uncomfortable. Lungs are burning and the skin is covered with sweat and dust. It’s hot, chaotic and difficult to go around. There are no […]

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Tikal – Mayan Metropolis

Tikal (Guatemala) was the capital of a conquest state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya. It dates back to 4th century BC. I have visited it in 2008, four years before the end of Mayan calendar. Today we know that the end of the world procrastinated by some didn’t happen.

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Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 as the first luxury hotel in Britain, it is considered to be London’s most famous hotel. After two weeks of email correspondence and a telephone call to the hotel’s press office, Savoy’s management refused me the right to take any pictures inside the building, even using my discrete compact […]

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