A Lesson in Life on the Roof of the World June 7th 2013 The differences could not have been more stark. There are two towns within five kilometres of each other both called Ishkashim. The one in Afghanistan was dry, dusty with unpaved streets, ramshackled buildings, irregular electricity supply and the streets dominated by ambling men. In contrast, the paved roads of Ishkashim in Tajikistan were lined were elegant, tall poplar trees, neat buildings, an ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Murgab The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
Passionate about travelling and discovering the world, especially destinations that many consider to be dangerous. Based in Dubai but travelling most of the year. Due to this wonderful website that is Travelblog, travel has become my profession, and I express my experiences through writing, photography, social media and public speaking.
Current Location: Kenya
This is a video interview I gave via Google Hangout to Australia in June 2014. It best explains why and how I have made the transition to a full time career in independent trave... full info