Beth Tew's PhotoBlog

We took a day hike into the Greater Caucasus Mountains, passing through a very windy and exposed Chaukhi pass (at 3,338 metres above sea level) and down through…

There are about 300 seals living at the foot of Ravenscar in North Yorkshire. It's amazing how much they blend in with their rocky surroundings.

Hiking from Juta to Roshka led us past the three Abudelauri lakes - white, blue and green. They are of glacial origin, and are located in north-eastern Georgia,…

Winskill Stones limestone pavement is in the Yorkshire Dales. Limestone is a sedimentary rock formed from millions of tiny shells and skeletons of ancient sea…

This industrial lime kiln in the Yorkshire Dales was built in 1873 and shut down in 1937. It had 22 burning chambers. Limestone was burned continuously in a…

Tokyo was our first and last stop in Japan in November 2018. Day 1: Asakusa District - Nakamise Street and the ancient Sensō-ji temple. Sumida District -…

On our second day in Wadi Rum, we hiked up to Jebel Burdah rock bridge, away from other tourists. It was a very peaceful hike as we had the place to…

Wadi Rum is well worth a visit. On our first full day, we took a jeep tour which included some short walks through narrow gorges, and easy scrambles up to…

We enjoyed a couple of days of luxury at the Dead Sea, covering ourselves in the mineral-rich mud and floating around effortlessly in the salty water. Here, at…

The site officially known as Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan" (Al-Maghtas) is said to be where Jesus was baptised, on the Jordanian side of the river.

We had one day to explore Amman. Our first stop was the Roman theatre, followed by a walk up the city's highest hill to the citadel. Despite the bright sun, it…

The ancient city of Petra is reached after a mile-long walk from the entry gate. We were keen to explore as much as we could while we were there and so over two…

We stayed a night in Dana village before hiking down the valley to Feynan Ecolodge. Our stay was marked by beautiful sunsets, delicious food, interesting chats…

From Amman we drove to Jerash to visit the ruins of the walled Greco-Roman settlement of Gerasa just outside the modern city.

We took a boat from Punta Arenas to Isla Magdalena to visit one of Chile's most important colonies of Magellanic penguins. Visitors stick to a designated…

Puerto Natales in summer is usually very windy, but over the three days that we were there we experienced beautiful calm.
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