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These Nokdujeon were photographed (and eaten) at Gwangjang Market in Seoul, South Korea. These are made from mung beans and sold cheaply from market stalls and having seen them on travel programs on TV I hunted them out on my first day in Seoul (9th June, 2015). They were large enough to share and were […]

Banpo Bridge

Banpo Bridge crosses the Han River in Seoul, South Korea and at regular intervals during the day a series of water jets are coordinated with music to create a fountain show. At night this becomes quite spectacular by adding lighting to the water jets. In June 2015 I was one of many people trying to […]

Llangattock Escarpment

The Llangattock escarpment is a long area of rocky cliffs from which a spectacular view over the town of Crickhowell and surrounding countryside of the Black Mountains can be obtained. This is a region of old quarries and steep slopes which is nice for hiking and bird watching and on this visit in July 2015 […]

Garden Warbler

I photographed this Garden Warbler on July 16th 2015 while leading a short bird watching tour to The Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. Although it was a little far away for photographing such a small bird its agitated behaviour meant that it spent some time in the same small bush and taking a […]

Red Kite in Brecon Beacons NP

A few days ago I spent some time bird watching in the Brecon Beacons national Park, in South Wales, with Shuki Raviv where we were looking for Red Kites and Dippers. With the current abundance of Red Kite it did not take long for us to get excellent views of this spectacular raptor.