panorama of northern Mongolian mountains

Wandering Danny - travelogues

Oxford Blog
documenting my stay in the UK (2010-2020)
2019: Melbourne + Sydney, Tokyo, Norfolk, Poland
2018: Sydney, Delphi + Athens, Norway, Hadrian's Wall, Toulouse
2017: Bali, Naxos + Santorini, Saint Malo + Bayeux, Amsterdam
2016: Sydney, Kyoto, Corfu
2015: Paris
2014: Paris, Prague + Jelenia Gora
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 and California + Arizona
volcanos and deep valleys (1994)
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travel links

Oxfam's shop on Broad St was its first charity shop and goes back to 1948 - OxfordHistory
a Belgian farmer accidentally moves the border with France - BBC
(201 years after the Treaty of Kortrijk)
Modi and the BJP fail to take West Bengal - Guardian
first-cousin marriages have been illegal in China since 1980; the taboo on marriage between the children of brothers is older - LOC
a Covid catastrophe in India - Guardian
public spaces of Barcelona: a photo tour - Pedestrian Space
Josep Pla's stories of the north Catalan coast - Salt Water
some printed travel guides are surviving the Internet age - Guardian
Papua New Guinea is at risk of a Covid catastrophe - ABC
will the UK temporally disengage from the EU as well? - Wired

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I hope you enjoy reading about my travels! — Danny

panorama of central Hong Kong