Monthly Archives: August 2010

We had an excellent Java weekend. Plan A was to visit the national park, with a view to spotting Javanese rhinos and other assorted fauna. However, after our arrival, making enquiries and consulting the well-known travel guide, we realised that we needed to do an outrageously expensive day trip, by boat. Expense apart, we didn’t […]

I’ve written before that, in my humble opinion, people who don’t get out and walk a bit miss so much. Growing up in the bush (sort of) meant that we were always walking somewhere. My brothers and I would set out for the day with some sausages, bread and water and trek a few miles […]