Week 5 - I'm Fat But I'm Happy January 1st 2010 The last time I wrote, I was just about to leave Mongolia towards my final destination, China. By now I was more than happy if I didn’t see another long distance train for a considerable length of time!
With everybody on the train in a similar ‘I can’t wait to sleep in a proper bed without the smells of body odour and regurgitated vodka and pot noodle dinners’ mood, the final leg of th ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Having spent several years travelling around the world, living in far reaching destinations and sampling differing cultures and lifestyles, I am now planning my next major travel adventure.
Starting on June 25th 2011 my wife and I will walk from Land's End at the south-western tip of England to John O'Groats, located at the north-eastern tip of Scotland. This is a 1200 mile walk and will take approximately three months to complete. This walk will be for charity and we will be raising money for the charity Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) (ht... full info