Africa

How to Disappoint a Chief on the Tana Delta in Kenya

May 30, 2011 Jack 0

I eased myself from the canoe and into the river, relishing the cooling caress of the jade water on my hot and dusty feet, and slowly waded, Merrells in hand, the few metres to the shore where a bearded man wearing a faded check sarong stood beside a bucket of water. […]

Costa Brava

Cadaqués, Costa Brava

May 22, 2011 Andy 1

We follow the maze of slate lined streets past whitewashed cottages where geraniums trail from window boxes, their blooms escaping to freedom through the wrought iron bars covering tiny windows… […]

Costa Brava

Surviving Skydiving in Costa Brava

May 22, 2011 Jack 6

Before the numb-skulls in my brain had time to set off the klaxons we were out and screaming (surprisingly not literally) through the air as an unseen force tugged at my face exposing my cheekbones for the first time in years. […]

Costa Brava

Hotel Carlemany

May 21, 2011 Jack 0

The first thing we have to say about the Hotel Carlemany is that it has seriously comfortable beds. There’s no messing about with blankets or tight fitting sheets just soft, welcoming duvets that embrace you […]