Parallel Worlds

[two pro travel journalists turn amateur bloggers]

Indonesia: Sailing into the heart of Borneo

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] “Kopi! Kopi panas!” The welcoming invitation to hot coffee brought an end to what had been a fitful night’s sleep. I gratefully rolled out of my … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Indonesia: Jakarta, behind the lens

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Jakarta’s Sunda Kelapa harbour is the perfect place for a first introduction to the span and diversity of Indonesia, one of the world’s most exciting … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to find Borneo’s heart of darkness

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] You travel for two days and nights between riverbanks that are an unchanging and never-ending line of shimmering forest. Two days more and the banks … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

A travel writer’s strangest meals

[words and video © Mark Eveleigh] You are what you eat. Or so they say. With a diet that has, in the recent past, included frogs legs, chicken heart and sheep … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

A trip you don’t want to take

[words by Mark Eveleigh] Last year I returned home from a month in Ghana with an unwanted souvenir. Somewhere among the coastal swamplands I had contracted my third case of … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

“The best way to start people”

  [photographs by The Wide Angle] We were inspired by a friend who tweeted about “cute kids” to upload a gallery of children from all walks of life and from … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

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