(My God, that title photo came out a bit bigger than I thought…) Six months ago, on March 6 2014, I set off from St Pancras on the mid afternoon Eurostar to Paris to start my journey to Japan and back, a journey I estimated would take me a year. I’m now 6 months in. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After spending an extended stay in Tbilisi its fair to say I was looking forward to Baku, and indeed I’d harboured plans to come here at some point for some years even if I never had planned on it being during this trip. But I’ll be upfront. Baku was something of a disapointment. Perhaps some […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Why, I asked myself, am I doing this? I’ve not slept properly for days, I’m in a town I’ve never heard of before, stuck in the middle of a thunderstorm, looking for a bus to yet another town that a week ago I’d never heard of. Why? I’d just got off a 5 hour train […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I’m now in Belgrade, but I feel I am starting to catch up with the blog. Bosnia was a beautiful country with some amazing food but its obviously still a place trying to come to terms with its recent history, here is my experience of it’s two most famous cities. Sarajevo. There’s something about the […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’m uploading this from Kotor in Montenegro, where the hostel is insisting on playing endless remixes of Gangnam Style. The recent Ghostbusters mash up is perhaps the last straw… Relatively short post this time on why I think travellers should give Zagreb a chance rather than bypassing it or just using it as a place to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In my previous posts I waxed lyrical about how relaxing Slovenia was and how difficult it was to imagine anyone feeling stressed unless they had four legs and went by the name Trigger. Difficult yes, but not impossible…. Sitting in the hostel in Ljubljana, having just successfully managed to navigate with some fellow travellers to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tomorrow I get the train from Zagreb to Sarajevo, but in the meantime I feel I am definitely starting to catch up on blogging. One more blog after this on Slovenia, and one on Zagreb and I’m hopeful I will be back on track by the time I leave Bosnia! Slovenia, as our guide on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.