My stay in Kenya was brief. About 24 hours in total. Today we crossed the border into Tanzania. The day was spent driving from Nairobe to Arusha where are camped up for a couple of nights, then off on safari – eeekkk. Most of the drive time was … Read More
If I wasn’t exhaused I would be jumping up and down shouting I’m in Kenya. Africa has been a dream since I returned from travelling in 2008 and abandoned my plans to spend six months on the continent when I landed my dream job (or so I thought at the … Read More
It’s been almost a year since I last found myself meandering the duty free at Heathrow airport, last time on route to Asia, this time destination Africa. As always once my lift has departed and I find myself alone in the bustling airport departure lounge the anxiety begins to creep … Read More
Hole Station is a haven of peace and quiet in the middle of Devon. The small family run campsite was everything it promised and more. Quiet, peaceful and fabulously well equipped. Greg, the owner / handyman / receptionist, was perfectly friendly and very welcoming. Our rent-a-tent pitch came equiped with … Read More
This particular journey has come to an end. I am at the airport killing an hour before I board my plane and begin the 15 hour trek back to the UK. It’s weird to think this time tomorrow I will be at work! I was hoping something profound would come … Read More
By the time the sun goes down tomorrow I will be on the plane on the way back to the UK. I may write some thoughts on the trip in general at the airport. Now I want to give some airtime to my time in Daegu with Miss April. The … Read More
A secluded Buddhist temple and part of Korea’s holy trinity of Jewel Temples. Haeinsa symbolizes the religion’s teachings or dharma.
And that was despite being up for the predawn ceremony at 3:10am. I made it to Haeinsa a beautiful secluded Buddhist temple surrounded by mountains and on the edge of the Gayasan National Park. The location is simply stunning, the soft white snow currently lying on the ground adding to … Read More
I’ve had a relaxed day today. I have bimbled slowing around Gyeongju’s sites seeing what I came across without any real purpose. It’s been much warmer today and very pleasant for strolling and sitting and thinking and walking. This may be my last post for a while as tomorrow I … Read More
I’ll tell the story of day two in pictures. Save to say its been a very pleasant days wondering although I have decided I don’t much like walking up or down big hills! Especially when I haven’t had lunch and though the 3km hike would be a 10 minute stroll.
…eating! Not that I am adverse to eating alone – quite the opposite, on occasion I find it very enjoyable. What I have a problem with is reading a Korean menu! I lived here for long enough to know eating blind could be a big mistake. It is deemed incredibly … Read More