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A day in Montenegro.

Regular readers of this blog will know that I am a bit of a Tintin fanatic. I first encountered these animated story books at age eight, in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the kid’s section of the local library. I have loved them ever since. Today, one of my […]

You say Dubrovnik….

There is something inexplicably attractive about old walls. Take any random town, surround it with an old wall, and the place will suddenly become exponentially more appealing to visitors. A rule that seems to holds true even if the wall in question is a dilapidated ruin, although the […]

Adventures in Jordan (Part II)

In my last blog post I wrote about arriving in Jordan, where I promptly proceeded to romp around in the desert. Although it was a lot less like the Lawrence of Arabia experience I’d anticipated, and a lot more like being an explorer on Mars. For further details, […]