Middle East induction - fast cars, slow flights, tea towels and no sleep October 17th 2013 8 months ago booked, the departure day finally arrived on October 17th. With broken sleep and nightmares of under-packing my underwear and over packing my overcoats, I woke early and headed to the airport with Inder the taxi driver from Blue Cabs. Unusually a driver of few words, we engaged in small talk about emigrating, ascertained he was from Punjab region, and most importantly that ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more
When there’s nowhere to go, there’s travel.
Working life was about to take a back seat when we conspired this.
Prompted by a move within our own country for a bit of career exploration, versus the vision of living elsewhere, makes us take that punt.
Spain. We’d been hit by the bug in 2017. All those 'lessons' listening to Radio Tres online, making turn by turn mapometer or google maps routes on the cycle legs, a vision of being stationed in an historic town where bikes and pedestrians rule, and an always-career-inspiring chance to attend another World Congress, will shape this... full info