Adventures on the train through Belarus October 5th 2007 The 'trouble' with travelling is that so much happens all the time, far too much for the purposes of a blog and limited internet access. It's near-impossible to keep a record of everything, all the many impressions, visions, moods that shift and alter and deepen constantly. I am now in St Petersburg, in Russia, in what could be described as the most exclusive Internet Cafe in the world: in the Her ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
I’ve always wanted to travel the world, ever since I was a little girl. I dreamt about adventures in strange lands, treasures that were to be uncovered and destinies that had to be followed. When I turned 35 years old, the time to live my dream had finally come. I sold my house, surrendered my responsibilities and gave away most of my possessions to follow the call of my soul.
My journey started in 2007 with an overland trip to Pakistan that was only supposed to last for a few months. I left my hometown of Leamington Spa in England for a train trip that took me through Germany, Czech Rep... full info