At least some people read Part 1 of my random list of travel anecdotes, so, as punishment, here is part 2… Weirdest place you slept The arrivals room after immigration at Aktau port. Having docked at the port at 1am they let us kip there till day light. Made slightly more weird by the fact that before […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I decided to ask myself some of the questions people seem to like to ask me about my trip, plus a few random ones of my own. Any you think I missed? Well they might be in Part 2, but ask them in the comments anyway! What was your favourite country to visit? This is […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Any blog written on a Eurostar back home to see you family for the first time in 17 months whilst suffering from lack of sleep and being simultaneously high on caffeine and a bit drunk is unlikely to be my finest work. So forgive me if the quality of the prose in this post is […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I have crossed the ocean and arrived in Belgium – Wooo! Once I have posted this I can go eat chocolate and waffles and drink beer! – Double Wooo! I had thought that having already put up a blog about crossing the oceans writing a second one would be more difficult, that there wouldn’t be […]Continue Reading... 7 Comments.
I would guess that most people go to the Grand Canyon with, well grand expectations – I suppose I was somewhat the opposite of that – my expectations were actually reasonably low having previously been to the similarly massive Copper Canyon in Mexico, which I was able to get to easily by public transport and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s the feeling that got me into travelling in the first place, it’s the feeling that time and time again has instantly recharged my travelling batteries and made me just want to cry out at how beautiful and amazing the world is. Link to this post!Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
So today, the 6th March 2015, marks 1 year from when I boarded a Eurostar at London St Pancras and left the UK behind. At the time the plan was just to get to Japan and back. And to be back by Christmas… Obviously things changed a bit since then – in a weeks time I […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Having just left Burma/Myanmar, and having just relaunched my blog, I thought I’d mark the occassion by sharing some of my favourite sunset photos from my time in Burma/Myanmar. The sunsets I saw here were often astonishing in their beauty, and if they could work out a way to export them around the world they would […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Having high expectations of a place when travelling is always a dangerous thing. So often you can build something up to the point that the reality has no way of meeting the illusion you have created in your mind. Often for me, I will arrive at a place to find that an over abundance of […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.