Mongolia - Half-Way To Oz! August 9th 2006 What ho from Beijing! As usual, I'm a bit behind in my updates (blame the time difference!), so here is the much-awaited (he says, adding a sense of anticipation) update from Mongolia.
After 7100kms of travelling from the UK, I finally made it to Mongolia. Really chuffed as I've realised that I'm now over half-way to Oz - Darwin is 7000kms away (as the crow flies) and I haven't taken a single f ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Ulaanbaatar The Mongols gained fame in the 13th century when under Chinggis KHAN they conquered a huge Eurasian empire. After his death the empire was divided into several powerful Mongol states, but these broke apart in the 14th century. The Mongols eventually ... ... read more
In 2007 I fulfilled a life-long dream by travelling overland from England to Australia without taking a single flight.
Travelling allows me to indulge in my passion of photography and so far I've been lucky enough to win photography competitions in the Daily Telegraph and Guardian newspapers. I have also been short-listed in The Times travel photography competition and I have had an image included on the National Geographic Daily Dozen website. This blog was recently recommended by the Lonely Planet in their column in the Observer newspaper. I have now set up a website to showcase my fav... full info