Clearly, I had made some wrong turns in my planning for this trip…

January 3, 2023

(in response to a chum from the motherland offering playful sympathy for the bites and itches of vampiric winged little fangs seeking sustenance) …and as for the mozzies, bastards they are, no doubt,  yet there are worse and they appear in one of my favourite natural realms here, the beach. The more wild I hunt […]

Quy Nhon, Vietnam

April 21, 2014

Last night here in Quy Nhon and I will be truly fucking happy to escape this place which promised so much, but has delivered so very little. This is always a potential problem when traveling without much of a plan other than a general direction of North, and picking up ideas of where to head […]

Dar Melody – Fes (review)

April 21, 2014

Our plush sanctuary at Dar Melody. The medina of Fes is a labyrinth, a maze, a hectic, vibrant bazaar. In such an environment, the ideal lair for a traveller, is a refuge, an oasis, right in the thick of the action. A launching pad for adventures and a home away from home when your feet […]

Pisani’s restaurant – Bicheno, Tasmania

April 21, 2014

MAIN serving of gnocchi pesto…Despicable. Whilst the authentic Huntsman spider on the wall and delicious looking assortment of jars and cheeses and hams and lively patrons all served to encourage our confidence in choosing Pasini’s for a pricey dinner to treat ourselves after a hard but satisfying afternoon in kayaks, the picture of happiness and […]