A wandering bird's-eye overview of most things even vaguely related to travel, and an opportunity for writers, artists and photographers to contribute the historical, the hysterical, the quirky and quixotic... anything with heart.
I peer out from under an arch of stone, this ancient Valery gate; northwards over the Normandy&nb...read more
The odd but nostalgic tale of grand but neglected war monuments and an old man attempting to comm...read more
The last Sultan of Granada - Boabdil - is born here at The Alhambra in 1460 but impriso...read more
In the cool of morning there's a lone giraffe staring this way, the great Etosha Pan his palette ...read more
I must have passed him, walked right past; his bony back propped against the mausoleum wall ...read more
A Tibetan baby is born during the 8th cycle of the Year of the Pig. The year is 1455 and his name...read more
The caves are narrow stone fissures, until s...read more
This is the `Southern Shrine’ of the New Kingdom, initially built over 3000 years ago, running fr...read more
I drop my pack at The Sun Gate, descend the trail to the mud and the fog; Machu Picchu nowhe...read more
The Norwegian ferry approaches, an Arctic wind loaded with the smell of salt and wooden racks of ...read more
I'm standing at the Hachiko entrance to Tokyo's Shibuya Station, and ask abo...read more
A bird's eye overview of most things even vaguely travel-related; discussion, comment and questions all welcome.
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