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

finding the King of Kowloon: eccentric Hong Kong street calligraphy - ABC
there are too many cars in central Amsterdam - Oxford Blog
Yes, I went to Amsterdam and took photos of crossings and counted cars at one of the Grachtengordel junctions!
very different futures for otters in Singapore and China - Mongabay
twenty-four book recommendations from around the world - Rest of World
forty million people in the US Southwest face life-threatening heat - Axios
resistance to the Taliban in the Panjshir valley - India Today
only April, but there's a heat wave in South Asia already - IndraStra
how Japan built cities where toddlers can run errands - Slate
Maps and Graphics That Will Change How You See the World - Atlas of the Invisible
massacres in Mali as well - HRW

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I hope you enjoy reading about my travels! — Danny

panorama of central Hong Kong