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This blog is a series of pieces based on my experiences of world travel. But it is more than just a collection of travelogues from an international teacher. It touches on history, culture, global issues and the nature of travel itself. I try to include the humour that is a the consummate article of luggage for any serious traveller. Sometimes sad, sometimes funny, but always thought-provoking, it is supported by photographs taken at the time and aims to take you with me on my global journeys – from Devon to Damascus, from Henley-on-Thames to Hungary. Follow on the trail of a long lost relative, killed in the second World War in Malaysia; get to know what it is like to live and work in an Arabic country and learn how to survive Ramadan there; come to the Austia-Hungary border to meet the refugees; take a ride on crazy Zimbabwean buses; or drive through Europe in a camper-van.  It’s all here.  Please leave a comment  if you enjoyed the ride as much as I did, because I have enjoyed it enormously.  Happy travels!

Click on the links for tales from that country.

Travels map

  1. Andorra
  2. Austria
  3. Belgium
  4. Croatia
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Egypt
  7. England
  8. France
  9. Gambia
  10. Germany
  11. Hungary
  12. Iceland
  13. India
  14. Indonesia
  15. Italy
  16. Jordan
  17. Libya
  18. Liechtenstein
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Malaysia
  21. Morocco
  22. Nepal
  23. Netherlands
  24. Romania
  25. Scotland
  26. Singapore
  27. Slovakia
  28. Slovenia
  29. South Africa
  30. Spain
  31. Sri Lanka
  32. Switzerland
  33. Syria
  34. Trinidad
  35. Tunisia
  36. Turkey
  37. United States
  38. Vatican City
  39. Wales
  40. Zambia
  41. Zimbabwe

 

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Ron’s grave

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Stories of world travel, refugees, teaching abroad, India, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Asia, VW campervan, road trips, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Austria, Devon, France, India, George Harrison, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Syria, Zimbabwe.

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