panorama of northern Mongolian mountains

Wandering Danny - travelogues

Oxford Blog
documenting my stay in the UK (2010-2018)
Delphi + Athens
Bali, Corfu, Naxos + Santorini, Saint Malo + Bayeux, Amsterdam
Prague + Jelenia Gora, Paris, Kyoto
Naples, Venice, Berlin
Ireland, Normandy, Seoul, Thailand
East Africa: Kenya + Tanzania
Masai Mara, Nakuru, Serengeti, Ngorongoro (2011)
Switzerland
Mont Blanc, Geneva, Interlaken, Lucerne, Basel (2010)
Western Turkey
Istanbul, Bergama, Selcuk, Konya, Goreme, Ankara (2010)
Vietnam and Cambodia
the Mekong Delta, Phnom Penh, Angkor (2009)
Hong Kong, Brittany
food, architecture, megaliths (2007)
Kaikoura to Kahurangi
New Zealand's Marlborough + Nelson (2006)
Mongolia and Beijing
from the steppes to the metropolis (2005)
North Island New Zealand
Coromandel, Tongariro, Waikato (2005)
South Iceland + Scotland/England
walks, birds, buildings (2003)
Otago, Southland, Fiordland
New Zealand travelogue (2003)
New Zealand South Island
Westland + Southern Alps (2002)
North Pakistan & Western China
Chitral, Gilgit + Kashgar (1999)
India (Maharashtra & Rajasthan)
with an Oxfam study tour (1998)
England, Catalonia, and France
London, Barcelona, Toulouse, Paris (1997)
Java + Bali, California + Arizona
volcanos and deep valleys (1994)
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travel links

Old Javanese makes an appearance on xkcd! - xkcd
"gender mainstreaming" in shaping Vienna - Guardian
"Of Streets and Squares" - free book on what makes public spaces work - The London Society
the challenges of cooling the London Underground - Ian Visits
Brussels goes after motor traffic - CityLab
"systematically banishing anything but emergency and delivery vehicles from a large network of streets and squares that are not just central, but axial"
better than a Garden Bridge, Waterloo Bridge occuplied by Extinction Rebellion - Dezeen
in Switzerland, 4yos walk to school by themselves - Playing Out
192 million voters, 80% turnout, only minor glitches and negligible fraud - Jakarta Post
why is post-1947 British town planning so bad? - Guardian
could Barcelona be the first major city to go "post-car"? - Vox

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