Ever since I was a young child I had always wanted to travel. I didn’t know why, how, or when, but I just had this feeling that I wanted to travel at some point in my life.
Whilst battling severe depression in my early 20’s, I bought a round the world ticket with the first flight being a year away. That was it, I had something to aim for, I had a year to save anything I could and then I would be off on my solo adventures.
After doing a few handstands here and there, I decided to actually take pictures of them anywhere I could. The first year, they were mostly taken by myself using the self timer mode on the camera and perching the camera on whatever I could find.
Over 6 years later and I still travel. Only now, I get to travel with my beautiful wife, enjoying every moment with her. We left everything we knew and just went. No destinations planned, no ideas, just 1 ticket each and the passion to travel. My wife is amazing and we love our lifestyle together.
I still handstand wherever we go and now have my wife to take the photos for me. I even managed to do a few on our wedding day. Here are just some of the pictures of my many handstands.
A beautiful view near Lake Wanaka in New Zealand
One of the most intriguing countries to visit. Niue and it’s spectacular coral formations. This one hurt my hands!
A cannon in Suomenlinna in Finland
Grand canyon, USA
Raglan, New Zealand
An amazing tree on Coochiemudlo island, Australia
The greenery of Waitomo, New Zealand
A quiet beach in the Coromandel peninsular, New Zealand
A beautiful sunset from Koh Jum, Thailand
Loving those mountians, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
Koh Jum, Thailand
Statue of liberty, New York, USA
Found this spot on the Coogee to Bondi coastal walk. Sydney, Australia
Trying to handstand underwater is apparently harder than I thought it would be
I do love my beaches. Hunstanton, England
If you ever want to handstand, do not do it on tiny shells! Ouch, this one hurt. Shell beach, Australia
Queenstown, New Zealand
At the crack of dawn in the Sahara dessert, Morocco
The lake really is pink. Pink lake, Australia
Castlepoint, New Zealand
Before we left England, I had to do a handstand on my car. Thetford forest, England
If you go to Amsterdam and the canals are frozen over, you too can do this. Amsterdam, Netherlands
Agnes water, Australia
Whatever you do, do not fall in to this river! River ganges, Kolkata, India
Somewhere in Australia
If you like outdoor adventures and mountains then Nepal is incredible. Somewhere in the mountains (small ones) in Nepal
Lovely black sand on a nice quiet beach. Varkala, India
We even accidentally got the dragonfly in this one, from the rooftops in Varanasi with the river ganges behined. Varanasi, India
Pagodas in the amazing Myanmar
On a misty morning somewhere in the South island of New Zealand
We did a nice long walk and got a nice view. Doubtless bay, New Zealand
The picturesque beaches of Samoa will always amaze me. Savai’i, Samoa.
At the bottom of Mt Ngauruhoe (aka Mt. Doom of Lord of the rings), New Zealand
These rocks were really slippery. Titirangi beach, New Zealand
This is just me having some fun playing on the beach in Gisborne, New Zealand
A statue in Perth was already doing a handstand, so I had to join him. Perth, Australia.
Of course it wouldn’t be complete without the happiest day of my life and my favourite handstand of them all, with my beautiful wife
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