Monday 09/04/18: It’s a beautiful time to be back in the west coast of Scotland. The weather is still mostly challenging, with bitter biting winds that gouge the very marrow out of your bones. The rain alternates between falling horizontally and being laced with icy sleet, or there's the snow that quickly degrades from white … Continue reading Closure
Tag: solo travelling
The Tazara train. I'm going to take the train from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, south west to Kapiri Mposhi, in Zambia. It's 1,980km and is supposed to take 48 hours but can occasionally take anywhere up to 4 days! It's going to be a proper adventure! Tuesday 17/10/17 - 09:00: I arrive at the … Continue reading The Tazara train
I’m leaving everything I know for 7 weeks’ solo travel in Africa before heading to Nepal for four months as a team leader with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO). My last couple of jobs have involved elements of delivering corporate communication strategy and I’m interested in using my forthcoming adventures to explore my own writing skills … Continue reading My first ever blog post! How terrifying! How exciting! How utterly self-indulgent!