Travel Portfolio

Travel Portfolio of photographer Phil Behan. A selection of images shot in remote locations around the globe.

Travel Portfolio

Portrait of a man from Maungdaw, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Rakhine State is a state in Myanmar (Burma). Situated on the western coast, it is bordered by Chin State to the north, Magway Region, Bago Region and Ayeyarwady Region to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the west, and the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh to the northwest.

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Tengri desert in the Ningxia – Nei Mongol Autonomous region of China. The Tengger Desert is an arid natural region that covers about 36,700 km and is mostly in the Inner Mongolia  Autonomous Region in China.

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Young boy near the remote Saharan outpost of Agadez, Niger. Africa. Agadez, formerly spelled Agades, is the largest city in central Niger, with a population of 118,244. It lies in the Sahara and is the capital of Aïr, one of the traditional Tuareg–Berber federations.


Backstreet life in Xi’an, China. Xi’an is the capital of Shaanxi province in China. It is a sub-provincial city located in the center of the Guanzhong Plain in Northwestern China. One of the oldest cities in China, Xi’an is the oldest of the Four Great Ancient Capitals, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history.


A boy and his yak in the Khumbu region. Nepal 2013. Khumbu (also known as the Everest Region) is a region of northeastern Nepal on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest. It is part of the Solukhumbu District, which in turn is part of the Sagarmatha Zone.

Young Somali girl in Aden, Yemen. Aden is a port city in Yemen, located by the eastern approach to the Red Sea (the Gulf of Aden), some 170 km (110 mi) east of Bab-el-Mandeb. Its population is approximately 800,000 people.

Gansu Province

A sheperd and his sheep in Gansu Province, China. Gansu is a province of the People’s Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country. It lies between the Tibetan and Loess plateaus, and borders Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, and Ningxia to the north, Xinjiang and Qinghai to the west, Sichuan to the south, and Shaanxi to the east.

In China, a tea house (茶館 cháguăn is traditionally a place which offers tea to its customers. People gather at teahouses to chat, socialize, and enjoy tea, and young people often meet at teahouses for dates. The Guangdong (Cantonese) style tea house is particularly famous outside of China especially in Nepal’s Himalayas. These teahouses, called chálou (茶樓) serve dim sum (點心), and these small plates of food are enjoyed alongside tea.


Husband and wife in Nepal’s Khumbu region near Everest. Khumbu is a region of northeastern Nepal on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest. It is part of the Solukhumbu District, which in turn is part of the Sagarmatha ZoneKhumbu is one of three subregions of the main Khambu (specially Kulung) and Sherpa settlement of the Himalaya, the other two being Solu and Pharak.


My home, Ireland. Connemara is a district in western Ireland, facing the Atlantic. Its coastline has tiny coves, bays and fishing villages like Roundstone. Connemara National Park is a vast expanse of mountains, bogs, heathland and lakes. The park is also home to a herd of Connemara ponies.


Somali women in Sana’ in Yemen. Sana’a also spelled Sanaa or Sana, is the largest city in Yemen and the centre of Sana’a Governorate. The city is not part of the Governorate, but forms the separate administrative district of “Amanat Al-Asemah”. Under the Yemeni constitution, Sana’a is the capital of the country.


Remote road in Tashkurgan, Xinjiang Province, China. Tashkurgan. 塔什库尔干镇 is the principal town and seat of Tashkurgan Tajik Autonomous County, Xinjiang, China.

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