Baby takes a Selfie and then Talks on Mobile phone

Baby takes a Selfie and then Talks on Mobile phone

July 1, 2015

Video of Baby’s first mobile phone call with subtitles – she even takes a selfie first

Antwerp Trip – Highlights of our Weekend away

Antwerp Trip – Highlights of our Weekend away

May 31, 2015

This is our highlight video of our trip to Antwerp, Belgium in May 2015. We visited the main tourist attractions

Iceland Highlights 2015 – Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Gulfoss, Blue Lagoon

Iceland Highlights 2015 – Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Gulfoss, Blue Lagoon

April 9, 2015

Iceland Highlights 2015 – Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Gulfoss, Blue Lagoon This is our highlight video of our trip in April 2015! Wish the weather was a bit better but had a great time!

Baby Walks into Camera

Baby Walks into Camera

April 8, 2015

Baby Walks into Camera – Baby practices her walking but doesn’t look where she’s going! Don’t worry, she didn’t really walk into the camera (but got v close). Enjoy the video!

Baby Breakfast – What will baby eat today?

Baby Breakfast – What will baby eat today?

April 6, 2015

Baby Breakfast – What will baby eat today?

Singapore – Siloso Beach, Sentosa and Sea Aquarium – Day 2 – Time with Friends

Singapore – Siloso Beach, Sentosa and Sea Aquarium – Day 2 – Time with Friends

March 27, 2015

Day 2 of our Trip in Singapore – We visit Siloso Beach, Sentosa Island and the Sea Aquarium with our dear friends, Eddie, Karin and the Triplets!

The Sky Garden in London – Walkie Talkie building (20 Fenchurch St), London

The Sky Garden in London – Walkie Talkie building (20 Fenchurch St), London

March 9, 2015

The Sky Garden in London at the Walkie Talkie building (or as it’s also known, 20 Fenchurch Street) opened earlier this year (2015) and is free to visit. We pop by with the family to see what is was all about. To book tickets visit htttp://skygarden.london To see more of our videos visit: http://www.alanandmetok.com

The Day our Baby Ate, Ate and Ate!

The Day our Baby Ate, Ate and Ate!

February 4, 2015

2.5 hours of nonstop eating! We couldn’t believe she ate so much during a dinner at the resort we stayed at in Bali

Landing in Singapore – Day 1

Landing in Singapore – Day 1

February 3, 2015

This was Day 1 of our trip to Singapore in December 2014. Sorry, not much happens on the first day… we were just settling in. See more of our videos at http://www.alanandmetok.com

London Wetland Centre – Our visit in October 2014

London Wetland Centre – Our visit in October 2014

January 9, 2015

Our visit to the London Wetland Centre in October 2014 – visit www.alanandmetok.com for more of our videos

Our Baby is a Piano Keyboard Wizard!

Our Baby is a Piano Keyboard Wizard!

October 19, 2014

Watch our own prodigy in action.. our baby is a piano keyboard wizard! See more videos at http://www.alanandmetok.com

Why Baby Peekaboo is only Fun for 3 Times

Why Baby Peekaboo is only Fun for 3 Times

October 19, 2014

See why Baby Peekaboo is fun only for 3 times and no more! Visit our website for more videos : http://www.alanandmetok.com

Maldives – December 2013 – Part 2 – Gala Dinner and New Years Eve party

Maldives – December 2013 – Part 2 – Gala Dinner and New Years Eve party

September 29, 2014

This is Part 2 of our Maldives holiday in December 2013. We paid the hefty premium for the Gala dinner and the New Years Eve party and countdown to 2014! Visit our website for more videos of our travels – http://www.alanandmetok.com

Baby Eats Ice cream for First Time

Baby Eats Ice cream for First Time

September 27, 2014

This is the video of our little baby having her first ice cream during our trip to Bremen, Germany. You can see that she can’t keep her eyes off the cone!

Slowmo – Baby on Jumperoo – Squeals like humpback whale!

Slowmo – Baby on Jumperoo – Squeals like humpback whale!

September 10, 2014

Our little baby on the Jumperoo – filmed on iPhone and slowmo mode. Hear her squeal in delight in slow motion.. the funny thing is, it sounds like a humpback whale!

Weekend at the Isle of Wight – Part 2

Weekend at the Isle of Wight – Part 2

September 6, 2014

This is part 2 of our trip at the Isle of Wight. Metok wanted to visit the Seaview Wildlife Encounter. It would take us 3 bus rides to get there and then the bus driver didn’t tell us where to get off and as a result we got stuck. Luckily a family took pity on […]

Weekend at the Isle of Wight – First Trip with Baby – Part 1

Weekend at the Isle of Wight – First Trip with Baby – Part 1

September 1, 2014

Our first trip with baby was to the Isle of Wight where we took the train, the ferry and the Floating Bridge… this is Part 1 of our trip! Visit our blog for more videos http://www.alanandmetok.com

Working from Home with a 4 month Baby

Working from Home with a 4 month Baby

July 26, 2014

This was my experience working from home with a 4 month baby… enjoy! To see more of our baby videos, visit www.alanandmetok.com

4 month Baby starts to Talk

4 month Baby starts to Talk

July 15, 2014

Our little girl is exactly 4 months and she’s conversing! Ok, we don’t know what she is saying but I think she does!

Baby magically appears behind a sheet of Foil

Baby magically appears behind a sheet of Foil

July 14, 2014

Our baby loves to play! Foil is the latest thing.. here she is emerging behind the foil and expending effort ensuring it’s right off her! Visit alanandmetok.com for more videos!

Wake up Daddy – 3.5 month Baby wakes up Daddy!

Wake up Daddy – 3.5 month Baby wakes up Daddy!

July 7, 2014

Our baby is 3.5 months old and learning new skills every day! The other day she learnt how to wake me up by smacking my head and pulling my hair!

3 Month Baby – Favourite Toy

3 Month Baby – Favourite Toy

June 30, 2014

Chibetan is 3 months and 2 weeks old. Seems like she enjoyed this ‘toy’ most at this age

Teaching a Baby to Touchtype

Teaching a Baby to Touchtype

June 27, 2014

Baby Tara’s reaction to a keyboard for the first time!

Grandma Lee runs Rocky style to Canary Wharf

Grandma Lee runs Rocky style to Canary Wharf

April 12, 2014

Grandma Lee takes the Thames Path along the riverside Rocky style to Canary Wharf! Keep the volume high! Visit our blog www.alanandmetok.com

Our visit to Tonkotsu East – Ramen Noodles restaurant in Haggerston, London

Our visit to Tonkotsu East – Ramen Noodles restaurant in Haggerston, London

March 9, 2014

We paid a visit to the newly opened Tonkotsu East restaurant in Haggerston. Not only was it a great restaurant, super tasty but it was a rather interesting place. They have their own noodle making machine – shame we didn’t get to see it in action and their tables are at a slope! This is […]

Columbia Road Flower Market – March 2014

Columbia Road Flower Market – March 2014

March 9, 2014

A quick video showing Columbia Road Flower Market – the famous Sunday only flower market in East London. Visit our blog for more videos of our travels! Music Title Easy Lemons (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

The Wapping Project – The Final Act

The Wapping Project – The Final Act

February 28, 2014

The Wapping Hydraulic power station was built in 1890 in the East of Wapping to power machinery across London. It closed as a pumping station in 1977 and was converted into an arts centre (Wapping Project) and restaurant (Wapping Food). In 2013, the owner, Jules Wright celebrated the sale and closing of the Wapping Project. […]

Maldives – Hightlight video – New Years Eve 2013

Maldives – Hightlight video – New Years Eve 2013

February 18, 2014

This is our highlight video of our trip to the Maldives. We went over the New Year and this was a very compressed video showing what we go up to! Visit our site for more videos: http://www.alanandmetok.com

Maldives Holiday – December 2013 – Part 1 – The Arrival

Maldives Holiday – December 2013 – Part 1 – The Arrival

February 17, 2014

We went to the Maldives over the Xmas and New Year period in 2013. This was part 1 of our trip when we landed at Male airport and proceeded by speedboat to our Maldives island. The video shows our arrival to our hotel room! Visit http://www.alanandmetok.com to see more of our travel videos!

Day 1 in Beijing – Forbidden City

February 16, 2014

After lunch it was the Forbidden City. By this time we had got to know our new friends a little better and we hadn’t really missed much at all that day which was good to hear. However, if we had arrived in Beijing when we were meant to arrive, we would also have had a […]

Malta and Valentines Day

February 16, 2014

Just thought I’d post a little about our Valentines weekend trip this year where we went to Malta. Malta is the southern most European country nearest to Africa and we were glad to escape the prolonged harsh winter in the UK. Just a weekend to wear a T-shirt was welcomed and we were so sick […]

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Day 5 – Monju to Lukla and a fireman lift on the trail!

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Day 5 – Monju to Lukla and a fireman lift on the trail!

February 10, 2014

This was day 5 of our Everest trek in Nepal. This was the day that Metok also started to have a twinge in her knee! Our journey down took us from Monju to Lukla

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Day 4

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Day 4

January 20, 2014

This was day 4 of our trek in Nepal along the Everest trail. We had made it to Tengboche and this was the start of our return journey to Monju.

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Part 3

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Part 3

January 11, 2014

This was the 3rd day of our trek to reach Tengboche where the famous Tibetan sherpa, Tenzin Norgay who accompanied Edmund Hilary up Everest grew up. The journey was the toughest for me due to altitude sickness and the pinnacle of our journey. Tengboche is also halfway up to Everest basecamp. For more of our […]

BT Tower – Revolving 360 Degree Timelapse video – Night shot Original

BT Tower – Revolving 360 Degree Timelapse video – Night shot Original

December 7, 2013

This is the original timelapse video I made when I was up at the BT tower in December 2013. Click here to see the Glow edition of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZpnjjxwWl0 Visit our blog: http://www.alanandmetok.com Music: Artist Name: PureBells Song: Finding Places Soundcloud: @purebells Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/RealPurebells?feature=mhee

BT Tower – 360 Degrees Timelapse video – Night Shot with Glow filter

BT Tower – 360 Degrees Timelapse video – Night Shot with Glow filter

December 7, 2013

This is the timelapse video I made when I went up to the revolving restaurant up at the BT Tower in London. I’ve used the Glow filter within iMovie to highlight the lighting. Looks best full screen in HD mode Visit our blog: http://www.alanandmetok.com Music: Artist Name: PureBells Song: Crazy Soundcloud: @purebells Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/RealPurebells?feature=mhee […]

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Part 2

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Part 2

September 28, 2013

This is part 2 of our Everest Trek in Nepal. We went from Phakding to Namche Bazaar and this was the hard climb up where I got altitude sickness. http://www.alanandmetok.com

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Our Hallway in the new ITV Player for Android advert

September 15, 2013

A few weeks ago, we had the TV crews turn up and film our hallway for the new ITV Android app. Today, we finally saw the final product.. our hallway is featured in the opening shot only for a few seconds but the whole process took hours and had a whole team on it! They […]

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Trekking in Nepal – Part 1

September 9, 2013

So earlier this year, we went to Nepal to do the Everest trek. We didn’t actually make it all the way to basecamp, that would have been too ambitious! However, we did get all the way to Tengboche which is where the famous Sherpa Tenzin Norgay grew up (the’s the one who went up with […]

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Part 1

Everest Trek in Nepal, April 2013 – Part 1

September 9, 2013

We trekked in Nepal taking the Everest route all the way up to Tengboche. This is part 1 of our video log of when we arrived in Nepal, our ride to Lukla and the first part of our trek to Phakding. Visit our blog: http://www.alanandmetok.com

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Weekend in Venice

September 1, 2013

Well we spent a couple of days in Venice in August 2013.. here’s the video of our trip! Buy essay uk

Our Weekend in Venice – Our trip in 15 minutes!

Our Weekend in Venice – Our trip in 15 minutes!

September 1, 2013

We went to Venice, Italy in August 2013. This is the video of our weekend in Venice! Visit our blog: http://www.alanandmetok.com

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White Water Rafting at Lee Valley

August 2, 2013

The Lee Valley White Water Centre was built for the 2012 Olympics. After the Olympics, it’s become a centre for those who want to try kayaking, canoeing and White Water Rafting. Well, actually, they do have some other stuff such as Hydrospeeding which I may try next time I am there. Anyway, we booked with […]

White Water Rafting at Lee Valley

White Water Rafting at Lee Valley

July 31, 2013

Video of our experience at the Lee Valley White Water Rafting Centre Music – Overcast by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Crazy IT guy at work – Part 2

Crazy IT guy at work – Part 2

July 19, 2013

Our crazy IT guy thinks he’s driving a formula 1 racer! Turn up the volume!

Crazy IT guy at work – part 1

Crazy IT guy at work – part 1

July 11, 2013

There’s a crazy IT guy at work.. I caught him singing whilst he was working! haha!

Timelapse Video – Sunset at the Zum Goldenen Kopf hotel

Timelapse Video – Sunset at the Zum Goldenen Kopf hotel

July 6, 2013

We stayed at the Zum Goldenen Kopf hotel in Bulach, Switzerland. We were lucky to get a great room with views of the Main Street. I set my camera to make a timelapse of the sunset

Birthday Dance for Mikey!

Birthday Dance for Mikey!

June 30, 2013

Happy Birthday dude! Have a great day!

Timelapse Video – Driving from Holborn to Greenwich in London

Timelapse Video – Driving from Holborn to Greenwich in London

June 24, 2013

We made another timelapse video, this time Metok driving from Holborn to Greenwich. It looks pretty good as a timelapse video! http://www.alanandmetok.com Music – Exhilarate by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Bootcamp Exercise in Wapping – Timelapse Video

June 1, 2013

Every Saturday we do an exercise class.. it’s a bootcamp class at 9.30am in Wapping, London. I thought it would be fun to make a timelapse video on all the things we get up to so we turned up this morning with my tripod and iPhone. I really like the panning effect on timelapse so […]

Bootcamp Class in Wapping – Timelapse

Bootcamp Class in Wapping – Timelapse

June 1, 2013

Bootcamp Class held at Waterside Gardens in Wapping – 1st June 2013! If you’re interested in joining the class, email Anne Marie at marierodrey@hotmail.co.uk Compressed an hour workout into 2 mins!

Trekking Monju to Lukla in Nepal with a Dodgy Knee!

Trekking Monju to Lukla in Nepal with a Dodgy Knee!

June 1, 2013

This is the story of the Dodgy Knee on it’s trek from Monju to Lukla. No permanent damage was done! Visit our blog: http://www.alanandmetok.com

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Metok's Sky Dive video

May 31, 2013

Two days after receiving my video, Metok’s one finally arrived! As soon as it arrived, we put it straight on the big screen! Metok said that it was the most scary thing she has ever done so I wanted to see the look of fear on her face! However, on viewing the video she actually […]

Metok’s Sky Dive video – Tandem Jump at the North London Sky Dive Centre

Metok’s Sky Dive video – Tandem Jump at the North London Sky Dive Centre

May 31, 2013

Read more: http://www.alanandmetok.com/metoks-sky-dive-video/ This was Metok’s sky dive video!

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Alan's Sky Dive

May 29, 2013

In November we raised money for a sponsored sky dive – thanks again to all those people that sponsored us! We went mob handed, waking up at 4am to get there for 7am. We waited and waited to be told after 5 hours or so that due to weather conditions, no jumps were going to […]

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Kathmandu Airport and putting a Camera through the X-Ray

May 29, 2013

  My last video I made was when we were leaving Kathmandu to go home. I thought it would be interesting to leave my camera on at the airport and capture the process. The particular highlight was me leaving on the camera whilst in the X-ray machine! I wasn’t sure if it would fry my […]

Sky Diving – Tandem Sky Dive at the North London Sky Dive Centre

Sky Diving – Tandem Sky Dive at the North London Sky Dive Centre

May 29, 2013

Here’s my sky dive video after my tandem jump at the North London Sky Dive Centre! I really enjoyed it! Thanks to our sponsors who made it possible! Read more about my experience: http://www.alanandmetok.com/alans-sky-dive/

Live Video Feed at Kathmandu Airport

Live Video Feed at Kathmandu Airport

May 27, 2013

We decided to leave our camera on during our departure at Kathmandu airport. One thing which I wanted to see is what would happen in the x-ray machine with the camera.. would it capture anything or would it wipe out my footage? Visit our blog for more videos: http://www.alanandmetok.com

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Timelapse Video – Making Tibetan Momos

May 19, 2013

  We had some friends round last night and we thought we would make them some momos. Metok had the idea to make a timelapse video of the process. It was actually very easy armed with just an Iphone 4S using the Timelapse Pro app. For the panning which you see at the beginning of […]

Making Tibetan Dumplings / Momos – Timelapse video

Making Tibetan Dumplings / Momos – Timelapse video

May 19, 2013

Making Tibetan Momos – Timelapse Made using: iPhone 4S Veho MUVI X-Lapse Pro Timelapse Pro iMovie

Encircling the Boudhanath Stupa – holiest Tibetan site outside Tibet

Encircling the Boudhanath Stupa – holiest Tibetan site outside Tibet

May 4, 2013

The Boudhanath Stupa is most holy Tibetan site outside of Tibet. It is located in Kathmandu, Nepal and everyday thousands of people encircle it going clockwise! This was our walkaround when we visited! Visit our blog for more of our travel videos – http://www.alanandmetok.com

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Metok's Near Death Experience – Rafting in Nepal

April 29, 2013

I survived falling off a white water raft in Nepal, admittedly my most terrifying moment of my life! As I fell into the water, I lost my sunglasses and one contact lens; I crashed into the guy who fell off behind me; then hit my head on the boat and lost direction; saw white light […]

Near Death Experience – Rafting in Nepal

Near Death Experience – Rafting in Nepal

April 29, 2013

This is the video of the final set of rapids on our white water rafting trip on the Trisuli river in Nepal where Metok fell out of the raft. Metok was a bit shaken up by this and claimed that she saw a white light! However, she made a fine recovery! Unfortunately the camera we […]

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Metok Drives her new Car around London

April 21, 2013

  Today Metok took her new car out for a spin.. well, it’s a new car for her but it’s a second owner one which we bought from my cousin who did a great job in fixing it up and everything else! He’s a car mechanic afterall! We bought the car a few weeks back […]

Hot Air Balloon experience in Marrakech

Hot Air Balloon experience in Marrakech

March 23, 2013

This is the edited video of our hot air balloon experience in Marrakech with marrakechbyair.com The initial footage was shot using my Kodak Playsport and the latter footage which is much better by the Panasonic Lumix G2. Visit our blog at http://www.alanandmetok.com

Quadbiking in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Quadbiking in Chiang Mai, Thailand

March 2, 2013

This was footage I took in October 2011 when we visited Chiang Mai in Thailand. It was a good few hours of quadbiking up roads and then up a mudpath until we reached the peak where there were amazing views of paddy fields. Visit our blog at http://www.alanandmetok.com for more videos

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Wilton's Music Hall – the amazing half-derelict oldest music hall in the World!

February 24, 2013

London is one of those interesting cities where you will never tire to find something new, interesting and quirky. I’ve lived in London now for over 3 decades now and it still amazes me all the wonderful things which are still to be discovered. Since moving into our new neighbourhood, we’ve decided to find out […]

Wilton Music Hall – our visit to the oldest music hall in the World!

Wilton Music Hall – our visit to the oldest music hall in the World!

February 23, 2013

We booked to go on the tour of the Wilton Music Hall to learn more about the oldest (in the world) surviving and half derelict music theatre. It has a very interesting history and amazing original features which are worth a visit. The music hall does require help with it’s restoration and survival so do […]

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A. Wong restaurant review and the 8 course tasting menu

February 16, 2013

For Valentines we thought we would try the new Chinese restaurant in Victoria called A. Wong. A. Wong is also the name of the head chef who goes by the name of Andrew Wong who did a pilgrimage around China to learn about Chinese cooking. We decided to go for the 8 course tasting menu […]

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The View from the Shard – our Visit

February 3, 2013

We were fortunate to get preview tickets to see the Shard last week before the official opening this weekend. We have watched the Shard go up over the last few years always wondering what the views would be like and it was great to get the chance to finally see it. Our slot was 10am […]

Our visit to The Shard in London

Our visit to The Shard in London

January 29, 2013

We managed to get preview tickets to see The Shard in London, UK and thought we’d make the most out of it by filming and sharing our experience! It was a great day out and it was amazing to see London from so high up. Visit our blog at http://www.alanandmetok.com for more of our adventures!

Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China

Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China

January 12, 2013

We visiting the Mogao Caves or the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, China. These buddhist caves had the most amazing sculptures and wall paintings and are hundreds of years old. We visited in 2012 during our China Trip. More details on our blog http://www.alanandmetok.com

New House Ideas – Modern Contemporary Look

New House Ideas – Modern Contemporary Look

January 12, 2013

When we moved house we visited many kitchen, bathroom and furniture shops. We are interested in the modern contemporary look so most of the stuff we looked at was that style. This is the video slideshow of the pictures we took

Penny Farthing in London

Penny Farthing in London

January 8, 2013

We saw a guy riding a Penny Farthing in London.

How to get more Reviews on Tripadvisor

How to get more Reviews on Tripadvisor

January 6, 2013

Whilst ballooning in Marrakech, we learnt how to get more reviews on Tripadvisor! Haha!

Koutobia Mosque and Minaret in Marrakech, Morocco

Koutobia Mosque and Minaret in Marrakech, Morocco

January 5, 2013

The Koutoubia Mosque or Kutubiyya Mosque in Marrakech, Morocco For more info, look up the Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koutoubia_Mosque

Creaky Bridge near Atlas Mountains in Marrakech

Creaky Bridge near Atlas Mountains in Marrakech

January 4, 2013

Our day trip to Ourika and the small village of Setti-Fatma at the base of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech brought many sights. One was the numerous bridges which crossed the water – they were all really rickety and looked really unsafe! Still, we thought it would be interesting to venture across one of them. It […]

Making the perfect Moroccan Tea on a Rooftop Cafe on the way to the Atlas Mountains

Making the perfect Moroccan Tea on a Rooftop Cafe on the way to the Atlas Mountains

January 4, 2013

Whilst on our journey to the Atlas Mountains, we stopped off at a rooftop cafe to make a Moroccan tea Visit our blog: http://www.alanandmetok.com

Camel Rides in Marrakech

Camel Rides in Marrakech

December 31, 2012

After the camel rides in China, Metok really wanted to do a camel ride and actually, one of the reasons why we chose Marrakech was because we could ride a camel there. However, the camel experience in Marrakech wasn’t as enjoyable as the ones in China.. still we had fun! The first video is from […]

Footage of the Grumpy Camel from Metok’s camera

Footage of the Grumpy Camel from Metok’s camera

December 31, 2012

This was the Metok cam as per the previous video regarding the Grumpy Camel in Marrakech -http://youtu.be/8g3LIMVndNE This is the full video in a video of it’s own! Our blog is here http://www.alanandmetok.com

The Grumpy Camel in Marrakech

The Grumpy Camel in Marrakech

December 30, 2012

During our trip in Marrakech, we thought we would do a camel ride. Unfortunately for Metok, she got the grumpy camel! Visit our blog at http://www.alanandmetok.com

Xmas 2012 in Marrakech, Morocco

Xmas 2012 in Marrakech, Morocco

December 28, 2012

So this year we decided to get some winter sun in Marrakech. The weather in the UK is infamous for being bad and over the winter months, it’s just horrible and depressing! We found a deal to get to Marrakech and took it… We were there for 4 days.. the temperature was between 20 and […]

The Bumpy Balloon Ride Landing in Marrakech

The Bumpy Balloon Ride Landing in Marrakech

December 27, 2012

We had a great time in Marrakech over Xmas 2012. One of our excursions was the balloon ride with Hamid at MarrakechbyAir.com The day was more windy than usual and hence the landing of the balloon was a bit more rocky than it should have been. However, it was great fun and exciting! Visit our […]

Eating all the Macaroons at Sofitel, Marrakech

Eating all the Macaroons at Sofitel, Marrakech

December 26, 2012

We just arrived in Marrakech and had a great welcome at the Sofitel Hotel. They served us macaroons and fresh orange juice. Metok loves macaroons and they didn’t last long in her presence! Visit our blog at http://www.alanandmetok.com

Guitar playing and singing bin in Cambridge

Guitar playing and singing bin in Cambridge

November 25, 2012

I saw this guitar playing singing bin in Cambridge!

Kicking chesnut shells at each other in Richmond Park

Kicking chesnut shells at each other in Richmond Park

October 21, 2012

Family love expressed via kicking fallen chesnut shells at each other!

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Day 1 in Beijing – Arriving, Tong Ren Tang, Caterpillar Fungus and Peking Duck!

October 19, 2012

Waking up in Amsterdam, we had breakfast at the hotel and headed out to the airport. With the time that we had, it wasn’t really worth going into the city itself but also we did have some time to kill so it was figuring out what to do. We decided that we would explore the […]

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Leaving for China – Missing our Flight to China

September 29, 2012

Our journey to get us to China started on the Saturday 25th August. It was a early PM flight leaving at 5pm which meant no crazy morning wake up.. in fact, it was nice and leisurely allowing us to wake up our normal weekend time and have a decent breakfast before departing. Our journey with […]

Classical Chinese Music Group in China

Classical Chinese Music Group in China

September 21, 2012

This was taking during our China tour.

Jessie J – Do It Like a Dude – Front Row view!

Jessie J – Do It Like a Dude – Front Row view!

September 17, 2012

Jessie J’s gig at the Under the Bridge Venue. This was her first song for the night – Do It Like a Dude

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Our China trip 2012

September 15, 2012

So we were hoping to get to Tibet this year but had a lot of difficulty because of the situation there, it finally got cancelled by the tour operator. At this stage we had already arranged for our China visa and it seemed like a waste if we didn’t use it. So, we researched online […]

Peacock mating with a Car

Peacock mating with a Car

July 10, 2012

The peacock saw its reflection in the car and attempted to mate with it!

His Holiness Dalai Lama, second Tibetan dance

His Holiness Dalai Lama, second Tibetan dance

June 21, 2012

This is the second Tibetan folk dance after the Dalai Lama event at the Royal Albert Hall in London 2012

His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Royal Albert Hall

His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Royal Albert Hall

June 21, 2012

This is the first of the Tibetan folk dances at the end of the Dalai Lama talk at the Royal Albert Hall in London 2012

Dalai Lama – Royal Albert Hall 2012

June 21, 2012

This was the initial Tibetan kids performance for his Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Royal Albert Hall in London 2012 Write an essay for me

Dalai Lama – Royal Albert Hall 2012

Dalai Lama – Royal Albert Hall 2012

June 21, 2012

This was the initial Tibetan kids performance for his Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Royal Albert Hall in London 2012

Glassblowing in Istanbul, Turkey – Making Glass Ornaments

Glassblowing in Istanbul, Turkey – Making Glass Ornaments

May 16, 2012

Watching a glassblower making intricate glass ornaments in Istanbul, Turkey

Close to losing a finger feeding the Seagulls in Istanbul

Close to losing a finger feeding the Seagulls in Istanbul

May 16, 2012

We were in Istanbul and Silvia tried her hand at feeding the seagulls. They are rather aggressive birds and larger than you think they are. Shortly after this video, a fisherman show us his scarred finger where a seagull had got him! Feeding seagulls isn’t recommended!

The Icecream Trick in Istanbul, Turkey

The Icecream Trick in Istanbul, Turkey

May 16, 2012

Having fun with Ice Cream in Istanbul in Turkey on the Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue)

Making Turkish bread in Istanbul

Making Turkish bread in Istanbul

May 16, 2012

We were in the Kebab restaurant Novak on the Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue) and watched them make their tasty bread!