One – Freedom. The planning is done and there is nothing left but to walk the walk. Scotland in summer Two – Nature – experience nature face to face, up close and personal. Three – Rooms with a view and the best nights sleep – scientifically proven Four – Culture and hospitality, everybody loves you, so … More 5 Reasons to “heart” hiking
Remembering 2016 travels in pictures, I racked up a lot of airmiles, these are some of my memories from those travels.
I have wanted to go to the Simien Mountains since I saw a documentary with the grazing Gelda baboons when I was around 20. I don’t know why the image of a herd grazing on the grasses stuck with me so vividly but I knew I had to see it for myself. Gelda’s are only … More Simien mountains wildlife
Hiking in Africa is in it’s infancy compared to some countries. It’s not that there aren’t magnificent places to walk, but compared lack of maps, local knowledge and complicated logistics can mean they get over looked. So I’m happy to have experienced one of Africa’s world renowned trekking locations, the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia. The mountains … More Trip review – Simien mountains Ethiopia
After tramping around Gondar national park I want to do a quick review of what was useful and what remained in the bag as it’s clear I need to pack lighter for Jordan. How on earth do people do this light packing thing? … More Packing gear review
The scenery is breath taking – literally, you are at altitude … More Ethiopia, Simien Mountains Part 1 getting there…
The strike of midnight 1st Jan 2016 watching the Northern Lights in Iceland … More Memorable moments of 2016
30 countries 15 unique and 5 new in the one year while working on Ebola and TB no wonder I feel as if my feet haven’t touched the ground … More My travel year in review
Istanbul takes foodies city of the year.
So. many. good. things. … More Memorable moments 2016
Lost and found… … More Quick update from Gondar