Desert Traditions
…where new journeys into life, tradition & culture begin

Snippets from the cutting edge of travel

Archive for 2013

Stop, Look, Listen and Breathe
May 29, 2013
Turn back the clock. It is 1988. Switch on your television, sit back and be fearful - for the world as we know it is coming to an end. David

Sometimes in India
March 27, 2013
He was the first person to board the flight – wheeled across the scorching tarmac, manhandled up the steep steps and unceremoniously placed in an aisle seat at the rear

Remember The Living Earth?
February 14, 2013
Food for thought. The problem with clearing out my office is that the work expands exponentially; I pick up a box of photos, a pile of papers, a wad of

From Superwoman to Supersloth in Four Moves
February 13, 2013
I just received an email from a friend and erstwhile colleague. After much deliberation she has decided not to assist me with a marketing plan; her mother is unwell, her

Fire and Plumstones
February 6, 2013
January and it rained at last and the acrid stench of wet, newly burnt land, livestock, wildlife and property dulled any sense of relief. Each day television crews working at