During summer, autumn and winter 2015 I visited Georgia twice on my bicycle. These photos are my attempt to show why I enjoyed my time there. Continue reading
My approaches with dogs during bicycle travel, based on my experiences in Kyrgyzstan, Georgia and Turkey (1,400 words). Continue reading
In which I spend the night as an outsider in a small Russian village in northern Armenia, where one hot shower was enough (1,800 words). Continue reading
I cling to the hope that I can continue to learn about the places and people I visit long after I’ve left. This hope is motivated by reading a book about a place I thought I understood (1,200 words). Continue reading
Twist my rubber arm. I’d love to live in the southern Caucasus and if I did, it would be in Yerevan. Here in Armenia’s capital city I met outdoor enthusiasts, ex-pats and artists (some combinations) who intentionally base themselves here. They feel torn between getting the word out and keeping Yerevan a secret. Continue reading
It’s a bit of a wasteland here; Continental Drift-er has sustained a lengthy absence. I posted a video in October but it’s been a few months since a words-heavy post! This hiatus has happened without intention, but with awareness that it’s happening. My aim is to delve into the reasons why, and in doing so concurrently share a little of what has happened lately.
Upon my arrival by sea from Kazakhstan my hope was to discover what sets Azerbaijan apart from its Caucasus neighbours. I’ve since reframed the question.