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Around the World in 80 Destinations Dreamer, traveller, writer. Occasional raconteur. Not always in that order.

Octopussy. Pt 1. Travels in Hong Kong. Wan Chai to Stanley.

HONG KONG | Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | Views [304]

I live at the heart of one of the world’s most densely populated countries, between two of the biggest cities in Europe and deep in the midst of one of the world’s busiest transport networks. And I don’t use public transport. Ever.... Read more >

Tags: aberdeen, hong kong, octopus, pak tai, repulse bay, stanley, wan chai

Photos: Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Sunday, 21 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery

Travels in Hong Kong. June 2015
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Tags: big buddha, hong kong, kowloon, macau, macau tower, tai o, the peak, the peak tram, trams

Abu Simbel experience

EGYPT | Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | Views [452] | Scholarship Entry

The sun rises over the Western Desert as the train gently chugs out of Luxor on its 220 km journey south to Aswan. As I settle in for the 3 hour journey a minaret suddenly bursts into life, and the melodious words of the Muezzin calling the faithful to ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

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