Existing Member?

Fire & Tea Sipping tea, eating well and travelling often.

Trip: WorldNomads Scholarship

There are [3] stories from my trip: WorldNomads Scholarship


A Timely Lesson from an Astrologer

INDIA | Saturday, 3 May 2014 | Views [599] | Scholarship Entry

Pt. Tripathi is poised, draped in a crisp shalwar qameez. A string of wooden beads sits loosely around his neck, his forehead a horizon for a crimson tikka. There’s humbled kindness in his voice and he can’t stop smiling. After we exchange Namaste we ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip


Catching a Moment - A Roadside Masala Tea-stop

NEPAL | Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | Views [682] | Scholarship Entry

I disembark from my creaky, old bus. Trucks and bikes groan past, lumbering the steep incline into Daunne. Brakes and horns pump away wildly. Dust clouds around my head. My bus driver has been tearing around hairpin turns along his highway, ferrying ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2013


My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Sunday, 11 Mar 2012 | Views [743] | Scholarship Entry

Mrs Fong's Hutong House A rickshaw sits beside a curb whispering for me; more words uttered than my driver. His eyes lead the way before he hunches over his handlebars to pedal through tight streets. The Hutongs demand and are ruled by these simpler ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2012

About justinedejonge


Follow Me

Where I've been

Photo Galleries

My trip journals


See all my tags