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Dear Subscribers, This One Is For You

Posted on July 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere. 4 comments

Dear lovely Travel Unmasked subscribers!
Welcome back, and a note of thanks.
Before I explain what I mean by ‘welcome back’, a quick thank you from here in Sicily. A thank you for letting little old me into that most private of virtual places, your personal inbox. For allowing me to send you my stories, photos and videos – from Europe, from Asia, and from the lands Down Under soon as well;
Thanks!…


Canned Candids: Friendly faces from Triplicane, Chennai

Posted on June 21st, by Peter Parkorr in India, Picture Perfect. 12 comments

I spent a few days in Chennai on my recent trip to India, and really enjoyed staying in the Triplicane district. Not wanting to do much touristy stuff, I was quite happy getting some work done in my hotel, and then take little wanders about the nearby streets during the mornings or evenings to get some good pictures of the Triplicane locals….


Photo Friday: Handmade Italian Pasta – Fresh Tortellone from Bologna

Posted on May 17th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect. 2 comments

Happy Photo Friday! The first thing to appear on the site from my recent time in Bologna is…  Pasta!
I had my first attempt at handmade Italian pasta with expert instruction for making my own Tortellone (big tortelli) and Tortellini (little tortelli) from sfoligna Luisa…. A ‘sfoglina’ is to pasta what a master baker is to bread, so I learnt the basics from her quickly.


Snowboarding in Niseko’s Deep Powder Snow, Japan

Posted on April 19th, by Peter Parkorr in Japan, Picture Perfect. 1 Comment

A quick photo for you today from a winter well spent in deep snowy Japan. That’s right! You can snowboard in Japan, and I had a whole ski season of fun in snowboarder’s Mecca and powder heaven Niseko…, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Powder hounds from all over the world come here to experience the very unique style of snowboarding in Niseko.


The Plus and the Negative: Photography in Focus from Berlin

Posted on April 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Germany, Picture Perfect. 8 comments

A busy week in Berlin…. There was a buzz around the city for ITB. Tens of thousands of travel industry types were in town for the super sized trade show. Accommodation had been soaked up, no room left at the inns. The week started out bright. The sun fought the chill and it felt like winter might be abating. Not so much.