but ignorance is not
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Like politician’s careers, journeys often end in disappointment and sadness. Fortunately, that usually gets forgotten as the memory lays down a rich…
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The advantages of running away In March 1987 I was in Madrid (I know I have some photo slides – it was that long ago – from this journey, but I have yet…
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I take revenge on tyrants
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There’s a lot of talk of reducing carbon emissions and, for the traveller, rail journeys have to be one way of doing so. And you have such interesting…
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in pictures
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The history of conflicts is never simple
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Visiting Eritrea in the first months of independence
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There is no escape. You may as well try and enjoy it...
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A market scene
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April 2022 As atrocities are revealed in Ukraine, the world is wondering what Putin’s armies want. December 2015. I visit Ecuador, climbing Chimbarazo…
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A search for Armenians in India
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