Sometimes the subject for Photograph of the Week picks itself. This week has been frustrating and culminating in disappointment as I had to miss work and an evening at a comedy gig thanks to the cold weather trigging my asthma. Add onto that a few bad nights sleep leading to general tiredness and you have […]Read More Photo of the Week: Luxor
Late afternoon on the Nile in Luxor.Read More Felucca on the Nile
Arrival We arrive at the hotel. There is an old man and a young man. Neither of them acknowledge me. They both instead argue with Ibraham. I don’t need a translation as the body language says it all – ‘you were mean to get here an hour ago’. The younger one starts to show me […]Read More Laying awake in the Valley of the Kings
In my time I’ve had some sketchy arrivals. The kind where you wonder what the hell your about to let yourself in for. I don’t think that I’ve had too many sketchier arrivals than here in Luxor. I came off the plane into a lovely cool 27℃. I don’t usually describe anything over 20℃ as […]Read More A late night arrival
So here I am at Guernsey airport and waiting to board the Aurigny to Gatwick. From there I’ll be flying onto my final destination and the first non-business trip I’ve had in nearly 2 years. 2 years?! If you’d have asked me when I came back from traveling when I’d next be looking to […]Read More It’s been a while, but I’m off on my travels again.