TURKEY | A MODERN STONEAGE FAMILY Cavemen are real, cities can exist under the ground, and troglodyte is a real word that means something and not just a slur to be hurled at Monaghan people. More on these revelations later. Istanbul is a city that has had many badass names in it’s lifetime including ConstantinopleContinue reading
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JORDAN | A LAST CRUSADE Jordan is situated at the western end of the Arabian peninsula. On one side is the Holy Land of Israel and Palestine, while on the other begins the vast expanse of the Arabian desert spreading across Saudi Arabia towards Oman. As a country Jordan sits somewhere in between, not justContinue reading
In Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, I found myself trying to find one thousand brown m&m’s to fill a brandy jar or Ozzy wouldn’t go on stage that night….
MONGOLIA: THE WRATH OF THE KHANS
Or “how to survive -31 degrees celsius in the Gobi without even trying”
CUBA: THE MOTORCAR DIARIES
Is Cuba really a socialist paradise? Not for me to say. I love the cars though.
CHINA: THE EMPEROR’S TOMB
XI’AN | CHINA JUNE 2014 XI’AN IS ONE OF THE OLDEST CITIES IN THE LAND. IT IS THE FINAL RESTING PLACE OF THE FIRST EMPEROR OF THE COUNTRY WHICH WOULD BE KNOWN AS CHINA. IT’S ALSO A BITCH TO FIND SOMETHING TO EAT. I was feeling a little weird getting off the train that morning.Continue reading “CHINA: THE EMPEROR’S TOMB”