Notes from a Nomad

Remarkable People, Memorable Events and Fascinating Destinations from Around the World.


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56 A Short walk across the Burmese Border Ban Rak Thai, Mai Hong Son Province, Thailand – March 31 2019

I am a Geographer by training and I have been a Geographer all my working life, firstly as a Geography Teacher and latterly for 40 years as a Tour Operator.

I love looking at maps and, as a child, enjoyed nothing more than going for a ride in my father’s motor bike and sidecar and discovering Dorchester was indeed just as the map said, 25 miles west of Bournemouth. Continue reading


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1 Antarctica – Simply the Best – February 23 2012

1022I am writing these words on the boat having just sailed from  volcanic Deception Island in the South Shetland Islands to commence our return journey across the Drake Passage to Argentina after 8 days exploring the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsular. Continue reading