Backroad to Tibet - Western Sichuan and Northern Yunnan By Bus November 18th 2006 My last update saw me just having arrived back at Chengdu after a very special trip to Tibet. However, I still had 3 weeks or so before I had to be in Saigon (to meet Danielle :-) ) and I'd heard of an adventurous way into Northern Yunnan and was toying with the idea of taking it, when I met up with Janet, a Kiwi who I'd originally met in Hanoi a couple of months ago. We thought we'd probably b ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Western Sichuan Northern Yunnan 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
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