London, United Kingdom - The Nation's Capital August 6th 2009 Three pounds each it had cost to secure our tickets down to St Pancras Station in London. A bargain to be behold. And when the Megabus pulled up we were all pleasantly surprised because it was modern and blue, and best of all, it contained a cantankerous old Yorkshire git. “Nobody move,” he barked as he opened the door. “And listen up. No one gets on my bus till I've checked your tickets. An ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
My aim was to visit at least 100 countries, and with Brazil, I finally did it. I'm now loitering at 104. Or is it 105, I lose count...
Unlike a lot of fellow travellers, I tend to only dip my feet into a country, quite often only staying a day or two before heading off somewhere else.
Country numbers 54 and 55 were my first trips alone - something I never thought I'd do.
In 2013 I published an e-book entitled The Red Quest, detailing my mission to visit each and every country of the former Soviet Union. Along the way I sa... full info