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
2012: Naples, Venice, 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

sitar master Ravi Shankar explains his instrument - @BBCArchive
a nice intro: "The Dutch and their Bicycles" - Loepsie
cats and Brutalist architecture - Bored Panda
the end of India's once thriving manual typewriter industry - Guardian
should Iceland pave its north-south cross-highland road? - IcelandReview
South Korea’s elderly conservatives turn to YouTube, and conspiracy theories - RestOfWorld
a half-hour podcast on the Barcelona superblocks (LTNs) - Geert
as sea levels rise, Jakarta is sinking - NASA
Spain makes 30km/hr the speed limit on most roads - El Pais
a surreal, Escher-like bookshop in Chengdu - Architectural Digest

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I hope you enjoy reading about my travels! — Danny

panorama of central Hong Kong