Our local guide, Ugur loosened up a little and talked of his homeland. ’Watch Turkey’, he said. ‘Do me a favour, and watch Turkey. Follow this story’.
Anuar Patjane is officially the best travel photographer in the world...according to National Geographic anyway. And they're a pretty good judge.
My seven weeks travelling through the country had become a bit of a blur. And it was on that train, somewhere in China, that I decided I wanted out.
There’s only one brief moment when I feel afraid. I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla.
It’s fair to say the pre-trip vaccination jab isn’t the best part of travel. No-one really looks forward to that visit to the doctor when they pull out a needle and tell you to “relax” while they put it in you.