“It is quite unlike any place you know about” was Rudyard Kipling’s famous quote about Myanmar (Burma) and boy did that turn out to be true. Whilst...readleer
Twelve years ago, I travelled with some friends to Guatemala and one of the many excursions we did during the weeks we spent there was to climb...readleer
22nd June 2013 0800 hours: Captain John wakes me up. We are dragging anchor and very close to the beach, a place that he had chosen as...readleer
Standing on the pavement outside the Left Bank institution, Shakespeare and Company, even a first time visitor cannot shake the feeling of having been here before. Although...readleer
My favourite novel is The Razor’s Edge by William Somerset Maugham. Its protagonist is Lawrence Darrell, who lives in Chicago, and instead of marrying his fiancée, embarks...readleer
The moss-covered, cracked and crumbling walls that make up the buildings of the old capital of Antigua hide hundreds of secret courtyards and many places to pick...
Travel | August 20, 2014readleer