20 Best Photos 2018. Ok, I lied. Again. There are a lot more than 20 photos, but it was impossible to narrow down my photos to just 20. So here is my list of my favorite photos from 2018 travels.
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I spent several days in Luanda, the capital of Angola. Angola is definitely not on the tourist path, but I enjoyed exploring the ship graveyard out of the city and walking around for the day.
I have been in Armenia every year since 2003 and it is always a special part of every year. I finally visited Noratus an ancient medieval cemetery and went back to Noravank an amazing 13th century church in a valley.
This is my third time visiting this breakaway country next to Armenia. My first visit was back in 2004 and it is always great to be able to visit this beautiful land.
This is a no-brainer, if you are on the road. I actually carry two of these because there is always a chance you leave one behind.
I returned back to Burkina Faso, but this time explored the west of the country, where I was based in the second largest city, Bobo-Dioulasso. I had a private audience with the king of a tribe.
I spent time discovering the far west of China in Xinjiang. This area is know for Muslim minority, the Uyghurs. This area is known for its raisin industry.
I was back for my third visit in Georgia (the country, not the state). Tbilisi, the capital, is a special place with a mix of old and the new. It is set in the hills with a river bisecting the city. A great place to explore.
I was back in India for my third time, but this time in the remote northeastern part of the country in Guwahati and Shillong. As always, India never disappoints, the color, the sounds, the smells, the magic.
A true highlight of this West African country is the Basilica of Our Lady Peace in the capital of Yamoussoukro. The church is considered the largest in the world, and the stained glass was stunning.
Stating the obvious, your phone battery is always dying. Bring this backup charger.
It might be an overplayed stereotype, but the Maldives is a slice of heaven.
Mali was my last country that I visited on my second African road trip and possibly the highlight of the year. The Great Mosque of Djenne was perfection. PS, how can you not love the smile of the girl on the left.
Your hotel room never has enough plugs, this one also has two UBS ports.
This mirrorless camera creates beautiful images. And it is 50% cheaper NOW then when I purchased it.
Togo is known for the largest fetish (voodoo) market in the world. I met with a creepy fetisher (voodoo priest) who gave me a blessing.
Zimbabwe and Zambia
Thanks for checking out my photos from 2018. Check out my previous year’s best.
I use this drone to create beautiful images from above. Incredibly compact.