I'm not really an animal person, so it came as a bit of a surprise to my friends when I announced I was heading off to Africa for a safari! But now, having been up close to creatures I’ve only ever seen in zoos or in pictures, I’m something of a convert. Starting in Johannesburg… Continue reading Kruger National Park to the Victoria Falls
I am fortunate in having seen a lot of the world in the last few years. Gradually my wish list (I hate the term ‘bucket’ list) is getting shorter as I cross off more and more of the greatest sights known to mankind. I always felt I ought to visit China. The Terracotta Army, the… Continue reading My Chinese Odessy
The Republic of Turkey straddles Eastern Europe and Western Asia and is country steeped in ancient history. I travelled with ten fellow explorers from Antalya in the south to the northern city of Istanbul, pausing in various fascinating places and six different hotels along the way! One of the first places we visited was Phasellis, an ancient city ranged… Continue reading Turkish Delight!
I had a dream that one day I would visit Peru, and Machu Picchu in particular. But I always thought it would be impossible for them to live up to the hype that surrounded them. My dream came true and I was wrong. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that was very… Continue reading Peru, Machu Picchu (and a little bit of Bolivia!)