Film Locations – Tomb Raider, Ta Prohm

The temple of Ta Prohm was used during in the film, Tomb Raider (2001) starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft. Ta Prohm is the modern name for the temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the Bayon style primarily in the late 12th and early 13th centuries and originally called Rajavihara. Rajavihara ("monastery... Continue Reading →

Hidden Gems – The Dazu Rock Carvings, China

Located in Chongqing, China, the hillside is home to a series of stunning sculptures. The carvings are depicting and influenced by Buddhist, Confucian and Taoist beliefs. The earliest carvings were started in 650 AD during the early Tang Dynasty but the main carving period began in the 9th to the 13th century. The carvings are listed... Continue Reading →

Hidden Gems – Polperro, UK.

Polperro is a small fishing village on the south-east cornwall coast in the south west of England. The town has a walk hidden away from the main path down to the harbour. Given the size of the village you may be surprised to find the length of this coastal walk. The South West Coast Path... Continue Reading →

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