A few months ago, I introduced you to my former colleague David Bader (and his unique way of seeing things), as he visited India on a work familiarisation trip. We now join David on days 3 and 4 of his visit. As with the first article, (I recommend you read it first if you haven’t already done so!) it’s a collection of his thoughts and observations, told as only he can tell them. Here is the second instalment of ‘Impressions of India’.
With the gold and russet dunes folding into each other in the distance, I stepped straight out onto the arid Martian landscape. Or so it seemed. If it wasn’t for the bold blue of our earthly sky, I could have sworn I’d just set foot on our neighbouring planet. That, and the fact I wasn’t wearing a spacesuit or breathing apparatus! It certainly wasn’t the panorama I was expecting to be met by when I booked...
For a city saturated with graffiti at almost every turn, it’s hard to imagine how any one section of Berlin’s urban art canvasses could stand out.
But here, along a 1.3km riverside stretch at Mühlenstraße, a generation’s hopes, dreams and frustrations lie splattered poignantly across the longest remaining segment of the Berlin Wall.
‘Never ever in my life could I have imagined myself doing something like this…we’re living the dream’. In celebration of their 1st year anniversary, I bring you the story of Azimuth, paving the way forward for astrotourism and our greater appreciation of the wonders of the Universe.
For my second post in the occasional Earth & Sky series, I bring you a travel memory which has only the flimsiest of cosmic connections – but it caused me to do a double-take among the sandstone structures of Salamanca…..read on…..
When you’re continuously planning for future travels, it’s easy for recent journeys to fade into the background, so today I’m taking a brief stroll down 2016’s memory lane.
I love the south-east of Spain at any time of year, but a recent post by a fellow travel writer struck a chord with me. In it, she mentions the benefits of visiting destinations in the low season, and it reminded me of my time living in Spain’s Almería province…
2017 is well under way, and most of us are looking forward to travel opportunities for the year ahead. My schedule is still in the planning stages, but compiling a wish list is a good way to get started – so here’s mine!
The New Year may now be upon us, but the festive Christmas decorations of London dazzle on for a while longer….
Even as you sit on your sofa this festive season, planning your 2017 assorted trips and adventures, you’re already on a most spectacular journey…..