Almaty again

​I arrived back at Almaty bus station at 0530 and after establishing that there were very few busses at this hour I decided to walk back into the centre. Other than stretching my legs properly for the first time in hours I was also fortunate enough to watch the sunrise whilst on my hour and … Continue reading Almaty again

Palestine and Bethlehem

Today started out early at 0600, I was determined to make it to Temple Mount today. I made it to the Moor's Gate (the only one none Muslims are allowed through) at 0645 as the gates had opened at 0700 the other day, today there was a sign saying 0730. Not wanting to waste time … Continue reading Palestine and Bethlehem

Dead Sea

My alarm went off at 0600 as I intended to go to Temple Mount at 0700 when it opened but as I still had plenty of time in Jerusalem I turned over and went back to sleep, finally getting up at 0800 as that was when the free breakfast was on, a couple of slices … Continue reading Dead Sea


I left the hostel early and walked across the South of Tel Aviv to the Central Bus station to get on of the frequent services to Jerusalem, the terminal was a complete minefield with no set out structure and seemingly no proper floors as they were all over lapping and sloped, eventually I found the … Continue reading Jerusalem

Never End Peace And Love (1)

A year to the day after the horrific earthquake which struck Nepal I thought I would share my experiences of my trip to the county in 2013. Day 1 London Heathrow-Kathmandu (KTM) 7-8/01/13 The definition of a day is a continuous 24 hour period but I class a day as time between 2 sleeps, so … Continue reading Never End Peace And Love (1)