panorama of northern Mongolian mountains

Wandering Danny - travelogues

Oxford Blog
documenting my stay in the UK (2010-2020)
2021: Owmby, Castleton, Llanelli, Ty Cerrig
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
2012: Naples, Venice, Munich + Berlin
2011: Paris, 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

the existential threat to the Marshall Islands from rising sea levels - Guardian
cartographic warfare on OpenStreetMap - Rest of World
a history of Ghent's urban development - Cities
a day in the life of a Jakarta truck driver - Rest of World
Brooklyn Bridge operated at peak capacity in 1907 - with no public transport, it now moves fewer than half as many people - Streetsblog
a 280km triangle walk around Oxford, following Roman road routes - The Roman Way
Paris is being liberated from cars - Slate
"Fifty percent of public space is occupied by private cars, which are used mostly by the richest, and mostly by men... So if we give the space to walking, biking, and public transit, you give back public space to the categories of people who today are deprived."
some amazing photography - Drone Awards
when the Japanese learnt Dutch - Low Countries
Covid is hitting Vietnam hard, and people are going hungry - Guardian

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I hope you enjoy reading about my travels! — Danny

panorama of central Hong Kong