I can’t quite remember how it came to my attention. What I do remember is I was at work and after reading the article and watching the video the 3rd July couldn’t come soon enough. *** Thursday morning (I think) I strolled out onto the terrace, stretching and wiping sleep from my eyes. Suddenly I was rubbing my eyes in disbelief. Right there in front … Continue reading 3… 2… 1… Geronimo!
It’s said that when faced with death your life flashes before you. It doesn’t. You grab your camera and start shooting like crazy. Oh alright I didn’t think I was actually going to die, but reading the local newspapers a few days ago, the incidence of sailing over the edge and disappearing into the chasm below is higher than I thought. Shortly after 7am the … Continue reading Danger! Danger!
Travelling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. – Cesare Pavese As much as I find travelling … Continue reading 2 Weeks in the Company of Strangers