Category Archives: Travel

Deep in the any space place

SCATTERED UNTHINKINGS: Somewhere between REWIND and FASTFORWARD 5/12/2013 Calcutta, India The land of the flow. No time to think about the future as the present devours you. Just when you think you have the space for a timely thought it … Continue reading

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Out of Africa, yet Africa within.

  Every journey back to Australia serves as a constant reminder of how much on the periphery this country is. The flight paths that link the country like tenterhooks all come from the old global peripheral locations in Asia and … Continue reading

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Return to the continent

Panas, Playas, Porros y Politicas en la Republica Petrolifera de Venezuela The essence of adventure is in the spirit. Crossing into the northern Brazilian state of Roraima marks the finishing point of my month long trip through Venezuela, a country … Continue reading

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Lembranças: Brasil de carona

Lembranças: Brasil de carona 2007-2008 Porque… Meu caminho é ida sem volta. A estrada me leva até sempre.. I am confronting some difficulties deciding my plans for a third visit back to Brazil. These dilemmas are the same visa and money … Continue reading

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São Paulo

Urban re-Emergence. São Paulo. ‘Dirty’, ‘Crowded’, ‘Violent’, ‘Slum ridden’,’Third World’, ‘Chaotic’, ‘Disorganised’ are just some of the frequent negative descriptions that seem to feature in most foreign media articles about South America’s largest metropolis. The effect of this no doubt … Continue reading

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Its a long and winding road.

The Morocco Diary Last August/September I spent the month hitch-hiking around Morocco. I took with me a small backpack, enough to fit two changes of clothes, a tin cup, a blanket and a scrapbook. Here are some of the excerpts … Continue reading

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A tribute to adjusting in Spain

A Spanish Afternoon So today I had a very Spanish afternoon, What’s that you ask? What made it Spanish? Sunshine? The beach? The bodega? Well it was an afternoon that I wanted to do things, you know, in Spain. Things … Continue reading

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