WHEN I WOULD THINK, WELL THIS IS WHAT I’VE COME TO SEE AND THE PHYSICAL AND AT TIMES THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEMANDS OF TRAVEL TO GET HERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN WORTH IT.
Posted in Memoir, Photographs, Travel
Tagged abbey, adventures, car, desert, diving, Egypt, ferry, Jinja, journey, Khyber Mail, London, Macau, memoir, Morocco, New Caledonia, Nile river, Oman, Pakistan, Praslin, pyramid, Queen Elizabeth, reef, Sahara, self drive, sheikhs, train, travel, travels, Uganda, Vallee de Mai, Westminster Abbey, writer
When I first set foot in Morocco as a young backpacker in 1964, I was captivated by the ever changing desert and mountain scenery and the pageantry of traditional life. This amour fou has never entirely cooled and in a … Continue reading
I’ve often accused people who compose lists of having little to write about, but a mundane list of the 10 “must see places before you die” (recently published in the travel section of a British broadsheet) has prompted me to … Continue reading
Posted in Travel
Tagged Amritsar, ancient, Burma, cascades. waterfalls, Egypt, Fez, Ganges, ghats, Giza, Golden Temple, heritage, India, Iran, Isfahan, Italy, monuments, Morocco, mosque, Pharaonic, photographs, photos, places, pyramids, Rangiroa, religions, river, seven wonders, Seychelles, shrine, Shwedagon, Sikh, travel, Travels with My Hat, Uluru, Varanasi, Venice, Victoria Falls, wonders, Zambesi, Zambia, Zimbabwe