Photography and travel blog

Month: July 2010

Stop child sex tourism!: the rise of sex tourism in Brazil

Stop child sex tourism!: the rise of sex tourism in Brazil

The BBC has an article on the rise of child sex tourism in Brazil which is starting to overtake Thailand as the destination for sex tourism. The most poignant quote in the article is from 13-year old Pia: Every day I ask God to take me […]

Toronto – the new capital of cool?

Toronto – the new capital of cool?

Last week, The Huffington Post proclaimed Toronto the new capital of cool. It’s nice to see my hometown getting some positive exposure although I’m not sure if I agree with the article. Perhaps I’m just suffering from the regular ennui that occurs from having lived […]

Italian tourists end up in wrong Sydney

Italian tourists end up in wrong Sydney

CBC News – Nova Scotia – Italian tourists end up in wrong Sydney. An Italian couple ended up in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada rather than Sydney, NSW, Australia. The incident reminded me of a story that my former boss told me. He had to go […]

Campeche, Campeche

Campeche, Campeche

My friend and I had decided to visit Campeche, a city anointed with UNESCO World Heritage status in 1999 for its well-preserved city walls and colonial architecture, prior to going to Mexico. We decided to go there rather than Merida, the famous gateway to Chichen […]

Stop child sex tourism!

Stop child sex tourism!

I was absolutely disgusted to read about a 90-year old Australian man who has been accused of raping 4 young Thai girls near Chiang Mai. Police found about 100 photographs of naked children in his home. The man is, of course, innocent until proven guilty […]