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Tag Archives: sunset

Rye – the quaint medieval town

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Toothpicker

Before booking my day trip to Rye, I actually knew very little about this town. My intention was to visit Dungeness, so Rye was not my destination. But after spending most of the day in Dungeness, I had some spare time and I decided to explore the town before heading home.


Walking [...]

This post was posted in Coffee, Architecture, Travel, Britain, Architectural conservation, British heritage and was tagged with architecture, heritage, sunset, Rye, cafe

Chasing sunrises & sunsets in Myanmar

Posted on April 2, 2017 by Toothpicker

Sunset in Bagan
There are some places in this world that offer spectacular sunrises and sunsets, and Iceland is definitely one of them. Now though, I can also add Myanmar (Burma) onto this list. Apart from Iceland, I have never been able to watch sunrise and sunset daily throughout my holiday, so it [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Myanmar and was tagged with nature, sunset, Myanmar, sunrise

Nostalgia for the Icelandic sky

Posted on January 28, 2016 by Toothpicker

Sunrise in Reykjvik
One of my favourite documentaries of all time is Chilean documentary film director Patricio Guzmán's 'Nostalgia for the light'. The poignant, insightful and stunningly beautiful film was set in Chile's Atacama Desert, and it is a meditation on life, history and the universe. The film touched me on many levels, but [...]

This post was posted in Photography, Travel, Nature, Social issues, Iceland, Reykjavijk, Climate change and was tagged with nature, climate change, sunset, Iceland, Reykjavik

Winter getaway in Portugal

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Toothpicker

Like always after the busy Christmas season, I longed for a holiday/getaway to revitalise myself. As I discovered, January is the perfect time to travel to the southern part of Europe; it is warmer, sunnier, less touristy, and best of all, much cheaper than London.
Portugal has become one of my favourite [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Portugal and was tagged with nature, sunset, Portugal

Winter sun seeking in London

Posted on December 30, 2014 by Toothpicker

The idea of sun seeking in London esp. in the winter sounds as mad as a hatter. Whenever I travel abroad and tell people that I live in London, they usually would grin and say something as follows: "Nice city but miserable weather" or "Is it foggy and rainy all the time? [...]

This post was posted in London, Photography, Nature, Street life and was tagged with London, nature, sunset, street life

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