5 August 2013 | Living
Travelling the Trans-Mongolian train from Beijing to Moscow last month put the final tick on a bucket list I drew up in 1992. I don’t think the expression ‘bucket list’ had been created back then, but the list I drew up had 15 ‘must do’s’ on it and 13 of them I enjoye...
Travelling the Karakoram Highway – Part 1
2 October 2012 | Places
Islamabad to Gilgit
Way back in 1992 I made up a 15 line ‘must do’ list, I don’t think the word ‘bucket list’ had been invented yet. I visited Angkor Wat in Cambodia later that year and put the first tick beside the list. In 1992 Cambodia was still not a totally safe...
Mustang Trek – Part 1
20 October 2011 | Places
With my daughter Tashi, son Kieran and their partners plus four other friends I made the trek (and horseback ride) up to the legendary capital Lo Manthang in the second half of September. Change is on its way, a road is already open from the Chinese border south to Lo...