Photos, travel stories, reportage and random stuff from New Zealand and around the world by Peter de Graaf
What does it mean to be a New Zealander of Dutch descent? And what if the country of my ancestors decides I no longer belong?
Unspoiled beaches, decrepit ferries, spontaneous schoolkids and a slow-paced way of life in one of the world’s last absolute monarchies.
During the author’s visit to Rwanda locals are amused to see someone so old riding a bicycle.
More than 900 years after it was built Angkor Wat is still the world’s biggest religious monument — but this resilient, vibrant country offers much more than temples.
One of the great cities of the medieval world, Ani is today a city of ghosts marooned between bitter enemies Turkey and Armenia.
Former US President George W Bush called it part of “the Axis of Evil”. I call it one of the most fascinating and welcoming places I’ve been.