Giraffes at the semi-desert Klein Karoo in South Africa’s Western Cape province
A ramshackle house at Pyramiden, a hastily vacated Soviet settlement in Arctic Svalbard
As in Armenia and the rest of the Caucasus, the world heritage sites in Georgia are churches and monasteries, all about religious history and architecture. On my final day in Tbilisi, I hopped on a marshrutka for the half-hour trip to Mtskheta. This town has been continuously inhabited for more than 3000 years and was the […]
Destroyed by war, ruin of a house, Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Wandering around Zanzibar as I arrived, fresh from the Dar ferry on a tropical March afternoon, my first thought – and my last when I left a week later, as it turned out – was that this enchanted African island speaks to all our five senses. Here’s what I mean: sight : the sun setting […]
Volcanic rock at Escalier Tete Chien (the snake’s stairway) Carib territory, Dominica.
Cityscape along the river Ness, Inverness in Scotland