“People ask me: ‘What’s like then, Mongolia?’” said The Captain, in his best Ray Winston voice “And I’ll say, ‘It’s cold. Cold. Oh, it’s fucking cold. Too cold? Not for me, I love it.’”
We’d left Ulaan Baator three days earlier. We’d been spending around eight hours a [...]
In a quest to increase the number of different countries I’ve visited, a recent holiday to Barcelona and Carcassonne was planned to include a couple of days in Andorra. I had very little knowledge of Andorra aside from that it was a tax haven and it has a national football team that’s not [...]
Sometimes avoiding a scam is just about making sure you pick the right taxi to get into. For example, the metered taxi cabs around Russia are complete rip-offs and are mostly run by the local gangs. All the ones around the airports are controlled by organised crime and are delighted to pick up [...]
Big and Wet
As my time travelling to random places on a regular basis is over (new job), I thought I’d try and put together some more random thoughts on places I’ve been to over the past couple of years.
One such place was Zimbabwe. Not exactly the number [...]
So we checked out on the local resort map. Like many foreign language maps in china, locations ranged from inaccurate to non-existent. Still, there was totally a police station there as the hostel staff had heard people talk about it, they’d never been themselves though. Why would there be any need to? No [...]