Reprint

The Secret Shot

November 25, 2010

Hands up if you like surprises? Hands up if you like travelling? Hands up if you’ve got three hands? I’m constantly trying to inject creativity into TrailofAnts.com. I do it because I love the genre, and while I do receive some wonderfully humbling comments about my writing, I have also accepted that if I am [...]

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Gallery: Trans-Mongolian Railway

November 17, 2010

I thought twice about showcasing today’s video montage. It features the world famous railway route, the Trans-Mongolian. Many people don’t realise, but the Trans-Siberian Railway is actually made up of a few different lines, of which the Trans-Mongolian is one. Other options include the Trans-Manchurian line, which slopes off to Beijing and the Trans-Mongolian line, [...]

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Reprint: Non-Smoker

November 23, 2009

This weeks Reprint is disgusting, and funny. Disgustingly funny, one might say. It’s about that global addiction that rears its butt in so many ways – smoking.

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Reprint: Tumble Weed

November 9, 2009

When most people think about Tibet, they imagine feuding monks and stray chopsticks. However, as I discovered during an overland passage from Lhasa to Kathmandu, the region was far from the barren landscape of old.

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The Reprint: ‘Fading Memories’

April 23, 2009

The nickname of Varanasi is carried on a hushed wind around those muttering it subconsciously at its entrances. Varanasty. This can be interpreted as slightly disrespectful, but I assure you for the benefit of my legal team I have an ingrained respect for the Hindi HQ.

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The Reprint: ‘R to the E to the B’

April 18, 2009

My last weekend in England was spent in the thick, vice-like grip of the Glastonbury mud. It remains one of the greatest weekends of my life, and it was where I was first introduced to the wonders of the Silent Disco.

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The Reprint: ‘The Daily Commute’

April 9, 2009

Kathmandu is not the dirtiest city I’ve ever been too. That award is divided between Naples, Marseille and pretty much every north Indian megalopolis. Marseille has some room for appeal, the binmen were on strike (it’s France, go figure). Naples suffered the same affliction, but for some reason I’m throwing their right to appeal out [...]

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