Category: Adventures

Jellyfish Soup

When you’re loading camels up with scuba tanks, you know you’re off on an adventure. Enough of an adventure, in fact, to overcome my longstanding...

Stripy boulders in Petra.

Petrified in Petra (2)

Even after our traumatic scramble over the cliffs, I still had a yen to see Petra from above ā€“ not to mention exploring Wadi Muthlim,...

Mountains in Songpan, northern China

The Beauty of Tibet on Horseback

The mountains outside Songpan, where northern China gives way to old Tibet, are some of the most beautiful we’ve visited. Alpine meadows give onto vistas...

Camping in a Winter Wonderland

I watch in mounting horror as Martin heads off into the mountains, leaving our tent flaccid on the ground, and Z endeavours to start a...

Horse trekking Songpan: view over mountains.

In Search of Snow — on Horseback

One of Zā€™s signal complaints ā€“ his desire for a skyline safely sated by China ā€“ over almost two years in the tropics has been...

Our Last Hurrah

All of a sudden, as we load up the bike and bump out of the coffee plantation and over the waterfall bridge, it feels as...