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December 2019

Day 425 to 439

December 11th, 2019|Middle East, Turkey|

Sadly, due to insurmountable long term visa issues, my Russia dream is kaput, so I'm now taking a Middle Easterly route and the good news - I am still in splendid, snow blasted Turkey, a place that has really won my heart.

November 2019

Day 409 to 424

November 21st, 2019|Bulgaria, Europe, Turkey|

Istanbul! Overjoyed to have made it! Overlooking the mighty Bosphorus as I write - it was dark when I walked into the city on Tuesday but I plan to take a plunge later to celebrate. Water likely to be a bit parky and polluted but it has to be done!

Day 393 to 408

November 6th, 2019|Bulgaria, Europe|

Hello from the Bulgarian boonies! Wow, what a fortnight or so. I've slalomed across Sofia and plodded through Plovdiv, bivvied in barns and horse paddocks, pitched my tent in fields, farms and campsites and stayed in a few hostels/hotels and best of all, with several lovely, trusting local families.

October 2019

Day 377 to 392

October 20th, 2019|Bulgaria, Europe, Serbia|

Ok, here goes again, a last splash from Serbia, starting with a sleep in a haystack, which I mentioned briefly last time, but sparked so much haystack nostalgia (mostly big, plastic wrapped bales now) that I've included the full post...

Day 364 to 376

October 6th, 2019|Europe, Serbia|

Some soundbites from spellbinding Serbia - including busted axles, bivvies in barns and bars, heavenly (and hostile) hostels, orchards galore and some indomitable souls. Oh, and Del Boy and Rodney...

September 2019

August 2019

Day 323 to 338

August 26th, 2019|Austria, Europe|

A cherrypick of some highlights from the latest Austrian stage of the world walk, much of it hiking alongside the legendary Danube, which passes through 10 countries, more than any other river in the world.

July 2019