I had come here completely ignorant of the country, expecting rugged roads with sparse comforts and danger lurking round every corner. In total contrast, I found warm, welcoming people with a sound sense of humour, great pride in their developing country and so much worth preserving. Continue reading Albania, Days 9 &10 – Kruje, City of Skanderbeg and the Dyvjaka- Karavasta wetland paradise.
Albania had given me slow food, and slow lifestyles. Now I also had slow driving! Continue reading Albania, Day 3 – The Road of Death and Lord Byron’s footsteps.
Think of a group of 20 people you know. Friends or family, work colleagues or social gathering. One of that 20 will have suicidal thoughts at some time in the year. Continue reading It doesn’t take a superhero to save a life.
Landing in Oslo airport was a world apart from the Gatwick experience in more ways than one. Continue reading Carbon footprint guilt? Go to Oslo.
Anyone who tells you its always raining in Ireland obviously hasn’t spent much time there Continue reading The trip to Copenhagen that ended in Galway – part 2
one wild corner had escaped me and long been on my bucket list. To roam the wild west shores of Connemara, with its shaggy little ponies, misty mountains and steely-coloured lakes had long been a romantic notion. Continue reading When a trip to Copenhagen takes you to Galway
the most jaw-dropping spectacle in Segovia must surely be the giant Roman aqueduct.
This narrow stretch of water is the highest point of the Caledonian Canal and was once the strategic seat of the Chiefs of the Clan MacDonnell of Glengarry, a powerful branch of the Clan Donald. Continue reading Leg 3. Fort Augustus to Laggan lock – land of clan warfare and bloody rebellion
The simple rules of the Hindu beliefs and way of life echo our Christian commandments, and their worship of animals and the power of Mother Nature resonate with my own personal lifestyle. I felt at home in many ways, Continue reading India, My India
Yoga will never seem the same after our Ananda experience, as a personal tutor coached just the two of us on the sunbathed green outside the spa Continue reading India Day 2: Himalayan bliss