AROUND THE WORLD IN 800 DAYS (or more...)

At the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
- T.S. Eliot


Bananas & republics:  Mexico & Central America, Dec 2003 to Mar 2004
Chapter One: Central and southern Mexico
Chapter Two: The Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Chapter Three: Cuba
Chapter Four: Belize, Tikal and Copan
Chapter Five: Antigua and Excursions in Guatemala
Chapter Six: El Salvador - Nicaragua - Costa Rica - Panama
Chapter Seven: Carnaval 2004, Las Tablas

Untouchable:  India & Nepal, Mar to Apr 2004
Part 1: The Wedding (Hyderabad, Hampi, Kerala)
Part 2: Very Feni (Goa, Maharashtra)
Part 3: Some Like It Hot (Rajasthan)
Part 4: Feeling Sikh and Bhanged Up (Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh)
Part 5: Yak Yak Yeti (Pokhara, Annapurna)
Part 6: Kathmandu, Not Constantinople (Royal Chitwan park, Kathmandu valley)

Oregon 2, California 1, May 2004

Camelpack in the Paris catacombs? May 2004

Engadine Valley, Switzerland, May 2004


Tierra santa:  South America, June to Dec 2004

Ecuador, Colombia & Northern Peru
Southern Peru & La Paz
Northwest Argentina and Southern Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni
Paraguay & Uruguay
Brazil
Chile & Argentina
18 views of Volcan Osorno

Polynesian Ring of Fire, Dec 2004 to Feb 2005

Rapa Nui
Tahiti & Mo'orea
Aotearoa
Oahu & Hawai'i

A Land Down Under, Jan to Feb 2005

New Zealand
Australia

Kingdoms of Heaven:  Southeast Asia, Feb to July 2005

Myanmar
Cambodia & Laos
Vietnam
Thailand
Malaysia & Brunei
The Philippines
Indonesia:     Java
                    Bali & Flores

Age of Empires:  Northeast Asia, Aug to Oct 2005

Japan
Taiwan
China:      Eastern China
               Western China
Tibet
Exit from Asia through western China (Oct 2006)
                Gansu/Amdo province
                Jiuzhaigou
                Guizhou province: Xijiang & Zhaoxing
 Beijing to Hong Kong via Hunan province (Oct/Nov 2007)             
           DPR Koreea (Oct 2007)

'Stan up for your rights:  Central Asia, Nov to Dec 2005

Xinjiang/East Turkestan
Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan

Land of big noses, big guns and bigots:  West Asia, Dec 2005 to July 2006

Iran:   Northern Iran
          Southern Iran
          Second passage
United Arab Emirates & Oman & Qatar & Bahrain
Yemen:    Sanaa
                the rest of the country
Lebanon
Syria
Turkey
    Ani

Back in the USSR (don't know how lucky you are, boy!):  Caucasus, May to June 2006
       
 
        Georgia
          Azerbaijan
          Armenia
          Nagorno Karabagh
         
The Last 'Stan, July to Oct 2006
       
 
        Pakistan: Northern Areas
                         From the Grand Trunk Road
          Tajikistan
          Afghanistan
             page 2
          Kyrgyzstan revisited

Berberians, Slaves, Dogons and Voodoo:  West Africa, Jan to Apr 2007


           Morocco
                         Berberia
           Western Sahara
           Mauritania
           Senegal & Gambia
           Guinea-Bissau
           Mali
                         Dogons!
           Burkina Faso
                         Fȇte des Masques
           Niger
           Benin, Togo & Ghana

Cliques and !Klicks:  Southern Africa, Apr to July 2007

           South Africa
                         Cape Town
           Botswana, Swaziland & Lesotho
           Namibia
           Zambia & Zimbabwe
           Mozambique (NEW!!)
                          Ilha de Moçambique (NEW!!)
           Malawi
(NEW!!)

Hakuna Matatu:  East Africa, July to Aug 2007 (NEW!!)

           Zanzibar
           Tanzania & Uganda
           Burundi & Rwanda & Democratic Republic of Congo
           Kenya

I bless the rains down in Africa:  Northeast Africa, Aug to Oct 2007 (NEW!!)

           Ethiopia: Southern
                         Central and Eastern
                         Northern
           Somaliland
           The Sudan
           Egypt

Picking up the pieces, Oct 2007...

           N Korea

        
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Updated December 2007, Manila, Philippines