Category Archives: Musings

We interupt these ramblings…

…for a real-time update! Now, as you may or may not realise, my blog entries are not contemporary with the visits they describe, indeed I am currently running about four months behind. And you might well have noticed that there … Continue reading

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Paragliding in Pokarah

With neither the fitness or equipment for trekking, the standard traveller activity in Nepal, I thought I should find another way to enjoy the Himalayas whilst I was there. So I took a bus to the small lake-side town of … Continue reading

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Through a corner of Tamil Nadu by bus

The next stop on my itinerary was in the town of Thanjavur, about 300km south-west. My original plan to get there from Mahabelipuram had been to take a bus back up to Chennai then catch an overnight train south again. … Continue reading

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Sooo, that was nine months ago

After Easter Island, I flew back to mainland Chile, spent a day, mostly in a lovely hilltop park, in Santiago and then flew back to the UK. I’d foolishly booked a flight with a change in New York, not realising … Continue reading

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I may be blogging about Chile but I’m in Russia

It is time to come clean to any readers who don’t know, but whilst I am still telling you about Chile, from whence I returned to the UK in late April, I am actually now in Russia and have been … Continue reading

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Taken aside by the Peruvian police

I took the train and bus back to Cuzco the day after visiting Machu Picchu, spent the night there and then flew to Lima early the next morning, having decided against a 23 hour bus journey. Just as I was about … Continue reading

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La Paz

La Paz is not a world heritage site, but I do try to ‘do’ capitals and it is also the nearest city to my next site. I arrived on an overnight bus from Santa Cruz, where I had changed back … Continue reading

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