K2- the Savage Mountain

Pakistan | K2, the second highest mountain in the world (8,611m/28,251ft), is not as well-known as her big sister Mt Everest (8849m/29,031ft) but she is a far more difficult and dangerous mountain.   One… Continue reading

Fun with Friends

New York | Lake Michigan | Atlanta | Bonaire | San Diego | Madrid | Vienna 4th July was coming up soon after I left Turkey and where better to celebrate than the… Continue reading

Going walkabout again

Turkey | Last month on the 19th June, exactly seven years to the day since I moved to Kenya, I set out on another walkabout.       Going walkabout again in 2021 was something I… Continue reading

(Salmon) Fishing in Yemen

Ever wondered where the best place you’ve never heard of is? Well I think I’ve found it – and it’s an island called Socotra.   Technically part of Yemen but 500km off the mainland,… Continue reading

The ACTUAL Grand Finale

Germany | Scotland | England | Singapore | Australia | Upon leaving Africa, an unexpected last minute detour saw me in Munich for a mini gang reunion with Dani, Robert and Toronto fly-in… Continue reading

Living Life Out Loud in West Africa

Benin | Niger | Burkina Faso | Cote D’Ivoire | Liberia |  Being back in West Africa was like coming home – the intoxicating mixture of color, music, dance, song, masses of people,… Continue reading