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About Retrospective Traveller

If you like the photographs on and you're curious about the stories and experiences behind them check out my travel blog

Retrospective Traveller is my way of recalling some of my travel memories through photography… and features tales from my overland adventures.

Retrospective Traveller

Retrospective Traveller - the travel memories and other traveller tales of @retrotraveller. Mainly ‘after the event’ – a retrospective look back at journeys past. You’ll find short stories, thoughts, travel experiences (some sanitised) and plenty of travel photography too... you can also find more photography on Flickr -

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Karakul Lake

A journey along the Karakorum Highway from Kashgar (Xinjiang, China) to see the beautiful Karakul Lake. This excursion proved to be one of the best parts of my long journey - stunning scenery, wonderful hospitality, and a hint of danger!

This is in 3 parts; Nothing ventured ¦ Taxkorgan ¦ Kyrgyz Bazaar

Kyrgyz bazaar


Eid al-Adha

A day in Luxor, Egypt during Eid al-Adha - the Festival of Sacrifice celebrated by Muslims around the world... read about Eid al-Adha.


Picture this... a window on life in the busy city of Hanoi.

Go in, don't come out!

Crossing the Taklamakan Desert...