A Tale of Various Cities – Part I: Dubai

10 days that felt like 3 weeks – proving again that the act of “living in the moment” while travelling is so very good for you. I am physically tired, but mentally recharged and stimulated after so very many impressions.   It was always going to be interesting, combining Dubai, Kiev and Chernobyl. The reply…

Mali – on Djenne and ATMs

I woke up feeling a little anxious – nay, frustrated, because I had been unable to draw cash from either of my credit cards last night. We had to make several substantial payments today – the hotel for 3 nights, Mikael for his arrangements, including the desert trip from Timbuktu and the hotel there, the…