Exploring Ethiopia

I’m walking down the dusty road when a young man falls in step beside me.
“Welcome,” he says. “Would you like me to wash your feet and give you some food?” That’s an offer I’ve never had before, but I politely decline.
I’ve arrived at Lalibela, a town in Ethiopia…

The greatest wildlife show on earth

The annual migration of almost two million wildebeest across the Serengeti is the most spectacular wildlife show on Earth. It’s an amazing sight, with animals filling the vast plains of Africa from horizon to horizon, following an instinctive, primal pattern in the Great Migration. Walking for months as they follow…

An Amazonian Adventure

I wake up suddenly just as daylight is sneaking into my room, startled by an otherworldly noise disturbing my dreams.
At first I think the plumbing is playing up and a drain is painfully protesting. Except I’m in the jungle, where the plumbing facilities are minimal. The sound is spooky…