Posted: October 11 2019
Backpacking in Shkodra, Albania visiting the Rozafa Fortress and Xhamia e Plumbit Mosque
Posted: October 6 2019
This post deals primarily with how to get from Shkodra, Albania to Kotor, Montenegro and from Kotor to Dubrovnik, Croatia based on information collected on my backpacking trip to The Balkans in September and October 2019. But there is more about Kotor itself towards the end of the post.
Posted: October 5 2019
The Republic of Albania or Republika e Shqipërisë, capital Tirana. In late September, 2019 I went on a 11 day backpacking trip that included Albania, Montenegro and Croatia.
Posted: October 4 2019
How to get to and from Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza | Albania Luna Travel / Rinas Express
Posted: August 18 2019
Cairo to Cape Town, the ultimate overland journey.
19,000+ Km of hard worn, dusty trail from North Africa to South Africa down the East coast.
Whether you are a biker, a cyclist or a backpacker, surely it's the most iconic trip ever.
Here's a look back at my trip from 2015/16.
Reposted: August 11 2019
Researching some places to go to in Zimbabwe I found an easily accessible national park just south of Mutare. The Chimanimani Mountains and the skeleton pass. I wanted to go hiking there!
Reposted: July 20 2019
The Meroe Pyramids near Shendi in Sudan, possibly one of my favourite places in North Africa. Stunning! Mesmerizing!
Reposted: July 19 2019
Off-season at the Longsheng Rice Terraces in Guangxi Province, China, where I quietly celebrated 1 year of travels.
Reposted: July 16 2019
Backpacking in Narva | Estonia. This post first appeared on my other, now, defunct travel blog and details notes taken from September 2018
Reposted: July 8 2019
Ship Graveyard - Muynak - former fishing port on the Aral Sea
Posted: June 30 2019
Vesikko is a World War 2 submarine which has been turned into a museum on the island of Suomenlinna, just off Helsinki, Finland.
Posted: June 30 2019
There are 29 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) countries. I have been to 28 of them to date.
Re-posted: June 2019
Within 20 minutes of arrival in Cape Town, I was attacked by two guys with knives. Too scared to venture out, a crap ending to my Cairo to Cape Town journey.
Posted: June 16 2019
Posted: June 9 2019
Read before you go. Transnistria for the backpacker
Posted: May 12 2019
Hill of Crosses | Kryžių Kalnas is situated, 10km North West of Šiauliai and 45 kilometers from the Latvian / Lithuanian border.
Posted: May 8 2019
Posted: May 7 2019
Minsk, capital of Belarus. Much easier to visit now, with relaxed visa rules. Go there soon before it gets ruined by the introduction of budget airlines!
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