Cuba Libre!

Flying low over the Caribbean in daylight is always a beautiful experience.  Not long before landing in Havana's José Martí International Airport, I looked out the window of the Air France 777 I was travelling on to see the Bahamas stretched out in stunning blue and turquoise water below. Any delusion I was under that this … Continue reading Cuba Libre!

Cycling through Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park

Picture this: You're standing in the baking midday sun on a narrow, sandy road, at the entrance to Kenya's Hell's Gate National Park, so called partly after its deep gorge, but also partly because of the extreme temperatures and geothermal activity inside it.  Your rented bicycle is upside down on the ground beside you, while … Continue reading Cycling through Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park