I am Shannon 644
London, UK
Canadian by birth, Brit by choice. I work for the sake of travel, and I travel for the sake of my soul. 55 countries and counting...
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Ranthambhore National Park, Alanpur Rural, IndiaRanthambhore National ParkAlanpur Rural, IndiaWent on a tiger safari and saw a sloth bear instead. Very cool to see but safari in India is the least relaxing or enjoyable safari I've ever been...Old Delhi, Delhi, IndiaOld DelhiDelhi, IndiaOne of the highlights from my trip to India was the foodtourindelhi.com street food tour! Ate some truly delicious food and loved exploring Old...Vatican Museum, Rome, ItalyVatican MuseumRome, ItalyI have wanted this pic from the Vatican for a very long time. It's not the original staircase but I like it anywaysFlatiron Building, New York City, New YorkFlatiron BuildingNew York City, New YorkMy favourite building in the world. I would love to see the inside of it somedayCheers Boston, Boston, MassachusettsCheers BostonBoston, MassachusettsWhere sadly no one knew my name, but I'm so glad I got a chance to drink at this iconic (and totally touristy) barLincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.Lincoln MemorialWashington D.C.My top tip for Washington photography is to bring your tripod. Absolutely amazing photo ops, but without a tripod they'll turn out blurryPalais Garnier, Paris, FrancePalais GarnierParis, FranceAfter many failed attempts, I finally got inside the opera house in Paris. This totally unexpected ceiling was the highlight. I do not recommend...Johnson Space Center: Billica Roger D MD, Houston, TexasJohnson Space Center: Billica Roger D MDHouston, TexasI've seen it a million times in tv and movies but seeing the Apollo mission control in person was pretty specialGobustan National Park, Qobustan, AzerbaijanGobustan National ParkQobustan, AzerbaijanHominid rock carvings of women. Rock carvings in this region date back as far as 1.5 million years ago...seems even then men were obsessed with...Gobustan State Reserve, AzerbaijanGobustan State ReserveAzerbaijanJust outside of Baku you can find these mud volcanoes. The noise they make is disturbing and when one spits up on you it's laughter all around. But...Old Town, Baku, AzerbaijanOld TownBaku, AzerbaijanSo much history in Baku. I love the fusion of old and new all over the city. Here's a street in old town with the modern city peeking in #azerbaijanMugam Club, Baku, AzerbaijanMugam ClubBaku, AzerbaijanThe Mugham Club is a former caravan stop along the silk route. Now a gorgeous restaurant in the Old Town of Baku, it is definitely worth a visit...Tower of London, London, EnglandTower of LondonLondon, EnglandThe Tower of London is marking the 100th anniversary of WW1 with an art installation. 1 poppy for every allied solider killed is being laid in the...Petite-France, Strasbourg, FrancePetite-FranceStrasbourg, FranceStrasbourg is an absolutely gorgeous city to wander around. The highlight is Petite-France, full of these beautiful buildings, surrounded by canalsThe Mercat Gallery, Culross, ScotlandThe Mercat GalleryCulross, ScotlandCulross is a tiny Scottish village that looks like a film set, largely because it is one. Outlander is filmed here. Worth a stop to wander if...Jarash, JordanJarashJordanA couple of hours outside of Amman you can visit this roman site. I couldn't believe how European it felt - could have been Italy or Greece, but...Jarash, JordanJarashJordanBagpipes in Jordan? You bet, they're everywhere. This Scottish export is now crucially linked to Middle eastern culture. Very odd...Petra, Ma'an, JordanPetraMa'an, JordanIf you can see it at night do! And get there early; it's a bit of a bung fight to get a decent seat for the show. That said, if you can't get a...Petra, Ma'an, JordanPetraMa'an, JordanSeeing Petra through the Siq is impressive but I'd highly recommend doing the hike to the cliff opposite the Treasury. Hard walk but the...Wadi Rum, Al `Aqabah, JordanWadi RumAl `Aqabah, JordanA sandstorm may have obstructed our view of the desert sunset, but this geography is breathtaking in any light.
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