Running Away From Responsibilities

What to do when you've been in the same job for 14 years and can't afford a house? Travel the world of course!

I was thinking thoughts that fit me. Walking in the forest, raindrops dropping on me from the trees. I found myself arriving here and there. And always, everywhere, I knew, was the right place for me.

P. Saarikosi (1937-1983)


December 31, 2017

Iran had been a country at the top of my travel wish list for a long time, so when I made the call to resign from my job and travel for a year, adding it to the itinerary was a no-brainer. Before I knew it, I was in Armenia and it was time to start sorting a visa.


December 3, 2017

Our first obstacle was a two metre drop through a concrete vent, easy enough to lower ourselves into. The next challenge wasn't so forgiving however - a three metre drop too high to jump down, especially with a sea of broken glass and jagged metal fittings awaiting us....

December 3, 2017

After a four-day detour back to Yerevan in an ultimately futile attempt to pre-organise a visa for Iran, it was time to resume my travels in southern Armenia. I arrived at the bus station in plenty of time, avoiding my earlier issue of bag storage on the bus. Four hour...

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