In the spring of 2012, two childhood friends – Balthazar Sieders and yours truly – survived a 20 year reunion bicycle trip from Lusaka to Kinshasa. The 3,000km journey took us through the highs of misty valleys to the lows of visa administration, straight into a curiosity box on page 514 of Lonely Planet Africa, 2013 edition.
“When human beings are suffering, they tend to look up, as if hoping for salvation.” – Don McCullin
There is a town square in the city of Leuven – a city within the province of Flemish Brabant in the Region of Flanders, part of the country of Belgium […]
Sitting in front of the wall, the girl on the left is known to friends and family as Nato. She is named after the military alliance that provided the deadly […]
‘By the Black Sea, ancient, rustling, Stood the lonely, lonely black oak. Against his bare chest, cold, howling Wind, dense fog, and frigid waves broke.’ Giorgi Leonidze, The Black Oak […]
‘My eyes have never seen the moon so lovely as tonight; In silence wrapt it is the breathless music of the night.‘ Galaktion Tabidze, The Moon Over Mtatsminda
‘The colour of truth is grey’ — André Gide