IRELAND | THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY A bit of a change to my usual style here. Just dropping a link to to a Youtube video I posted with some aerial footage taken on a recent road trip along the west of Ireland. This is the world’s longest uninterrupted coastal route known as the “Wild AtlanticContinue reading
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
Is this the most contested piece of land in history? Just how holy is “The Holy Land” anyway?
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
Iran to the ancient world was known as Persia. Today it is still a major player in world affairs but what is it really like behind the headlines? I’m probably not the best person to ask. I threw a bunch of nice pictures in though.
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….
INDIA | TEMPLE (AND JEEP) OF DOOM It’s not the years – it’s the mileage. This was never more true than when you cram twenty seven people into a five person vehicle. Escaping the cave temples was only the start of the adventure. After reluctantly leaving my german acquaintance to his fate I boarded anotherContinue reading
INDIA A PASSAGE THROUGH INDIA (AND OUT AGAIN) In this blog post I visit arguably the world’s most beautiful building, a monument to love so enrapturing Rudyard Kipling described it as “a teardrop on the face of eternity”. Before that though, Delhi became the first place I saw someone taking a shit in public. “IContinue reading
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India. It’s true. All of it. I have a book at home called Death in the Silent Places. Growing up I’ve always had a morbid fascination with monsters, and tales of real life man eaters (the animal kind, not the Lindsey Lohan kind). The book describes real life horror stories of attacks on people (againContinue reading “INDIA: TIGER! TIGER!”