Nyiragongo Volcano in Congo DRC Erupts
23 May 2021 | Places
The active Nyiragongo Volcano overlooking the town of Goma, close to the border of Congo DRC and Rwanda has been erupting.
I climbed the volcano back in 2011 and visited the gorillas in the nearby Virunga National Park.
▲ The eruption reports indicated that the ...
Climbing Bali’s Threatening Mt Agung – & Other Volcanoes
1 October 2017 | Places
Over 100,000 people have been evacuated from the danger zone around Bali’s threatening Gunung Agung, an active volcano that last erupted in 1963. That eruption killed 1500 people and you’ll still see the lava flows if you drive out to the eastern side of Bali. I climb...
Walking in Israel & Palestine
25 December 2011 | Places
◄ My Israeli friend Ohad Sharav climbing out of the Makhtesh Katan or Small Crater in the Negev Desert.
My travels in Israel and Palestine featured spells on three walking tracks. I’ve always felt that walking puts you in touch with the land at the right ...
8 July 2011 | The rest
I’ve been kicking around Congo DRC with a sidetrip to the other Congo, Congo Republic (aka Congo Brazzaville). I’ve covered Lubumbashi, Kinshasa, Brazzaville and Kisangani and my final stop was Goma, right on the border with Rwanda.
Visas are the big problem...