Parallel Worlds

[two pro travel journalists turn amateur bloggers]

Pamplona – still the hell-raising capital of the world

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh]  “Pamplona is changed, of course, but not as much as we are older. I found that if you took a drink that it got … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Around the world in taxis

[words and photographs © Mark Eveleigh] Taxis are almost the only guaranteed common denominator in any visit to a foreign city. Whether high-end business-tripper or grass-roots backpacker every traveller will … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Parallel worlds: Calm, crazy, beautiful worlds

[photograph © Narina Exelby] An early afternoon run through the streets of old Pamplona which, a few weeks from now, will be the craziest party capital of the world; and … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pamplona: More than just bulls, booze and bedlam

[words and photographs © Mark Eveleigh] “Pamplona is changed, of course, but not as much as we are older. I found that if you took a drink that it got … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 14 Comments

Something to remember

Do you have one souvenir that you treasure most? Here, people who’ve had the opportunity to gather far more than a backpack of stuff spill the beans on their most … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Virtual + reality: One afternoon in the African bush

In the far north of KwaZulu-Natal, where South Africa borders with Mozambique, there is a game reserve called Tembe Elephant Park. It’s home to thousands of animals, including more than … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

10 travel scams around the world – and how to avoid them

McDonalds deny rumours that Ronald McDonald has been implicated in scams and is under arrest in Panama.  [words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Brazil doesn’t have a monopoly on scams … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 5 Comments

Life and death in Hemingway’s Pamplona

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Over the past few weeks we’ve been blogging about writers who fell in love with Spain. There was Laurie Lee, who said that Granada … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Where to find magic in Cordoba

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Over the centuries Spain has made “prisoners” of many foreign writers who have come to travel here, to call it home and in several … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Five apps that could save your life

[words by Narina Exelby / photograph © Rodolfe Simeon, The WideAngle] Of all the memories I’ve gathered in this life, collapsing into the arms of a French doctor somewhere in … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Barcelona, according to George Orwell

   [words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Over the centuries Spain has made “prisoners” of many foreign writers who have come to travel here, to call it home (Washington Irving, … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

A portrait of women

[photographs © Mirjam Letsch, Georgina Cranston, Gianluco Di Santo, Mark Eveleigh, Wylie Maercklein, Steve Davey, Boaz Rottem; all The WideAngle] To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve gathered portraits of women … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

One night in Cardiff

[words and image © Maciej Dakowicz, The WideAngle] I shot this image on a Saturday night in Cardiff, in the city centre. Cardiff has a very vibrant weekend night life and I’ve … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

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