Cycling Lonely Congo

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.

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Black Oaks

‘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 […]

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Sakartvelo Moons

‘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

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