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Brasília

Brasília, Brazil, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Brasilia existed in the imagination of Brazilians long before it was planned or built, or even before anywhere knew where it would be. The story goes back to Brazil’s constitution of 1889 which included reference to a national capital called “Brasilia” in the interior of the country. Eighty years later, Juscelino Kubitschek was a candidate […]

Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto, Brazil, Travel Photography, Vin Images

The Brazilian Gold Rush Inland from Rio de Janeiro is the vast state of Minas Gérais. In Portuguese, this literally means ‘General Mines’ and the mineral-rich area around Ouro Preto triggered the Brazilian Gold Rush from the 1730s. Over 800 tons of gold were mined, and it changed everything. It changed everything for Brazil, because […]

Paraty

Paraty, Brazil, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Paraty is an historic colonial town and beauty spot on the Costa Verde (Green Coast) that stretches between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Paraty was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2019, and the position of the harbour town against dramatic mountain peaks, dressed in jungle green, provided a foretaste of Rio […]

Jaipur – Amer Fort

Amer Fort, India, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Jaipur – Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar, India, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, India, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Taj Mahal, meaning “Crown of the Palaces” is a mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan, the builder. […]

Agra Fort

Agra Fort, India, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Delhi – Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun's Tomb, India, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Delhi – Red Fort

Delhi Red Fort, India, Travel Photography, Vin Images

Sydney Harbour & Coastal area

Sydney Harbour, Australia, Travel Photography, Vin Images