Amboseli Camping Kenya

This one is from the archives, from my four years of driving up and down the length of Africa. No reason to post it, other than it recalls happy memories when the world seemed a safer place. Back in the early 1970s, the public camping site in the Amboseli National Park, Kenya, was delightfully isolated and a ten minute drive from the safari lodge where

Amboseli Camping Kenya2023-04-26T09:50:44+00:00

Turów Power Plant

We were in Saxony, Germany recently to photograph the narrow gauge steam railways still surviving in the Dresden area. While making a (very) early drive into Zittau, a high vantage point gave this dramatic view of the Turów power plant which is just over the border in Poland. The Turów plant burns brown coal from the nearby Turów open cast lignite

Turów Power Plant2023-03-29T09:25:51+00:00

Ashes To The Oasis

  Over the years, I’ve made a couple of trips to Mauritania with a dear lady, a widow, who’s husband was buried at an oasis deep in the Sahara. Olwen Haslam’s husband was a first officer on a BOAC airliner that crash landed in the desert way back in 1952. Everyone on board had miraculously survived the crash, but Ted suffered a

Ashes To The Oasis2023-03-29T12:13:13+00:00
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