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

photo gallery: Java's Semeru and Merapi volcanoes - Guardian
(I have climbed both, back in 1994.)
things aren't looking good in Tigray - ReliefWeb
huge potential gains from African Continental Free Trade Area - World Bank
Dutch government resigns over scandal - BBC
even if this is with the coming elections in mind, it's notable that admitting failure seems best (contrast UK, Australia, etc)
45,000 year old cave art found on Sulawesi - Science News
Barcelona reclaims street space for people - Guardian
as China pushes linguistic assimilation, Mongolia revives its Hudum script - JapanTimes
Iran's ride-hailing service has flourished despite US sanctions - RestOfWorld
80s and 90s Japan: "wild, strange, incredibly diverse + unique in world architectural history" - @Furmadamadam
Urdu sounds are disappearing from Bollywood songs - Dawn

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I hope you enjoy reading about my travels! — Danny

panorama of central Hong Kong