Marshrutkas – Public Transport in the ex-Soviet Union

If you've read any of my posts on Central Asia or other ex-Soviet Union countries such as Georgia, you may have heard me talk about the 'Marshrutka'. Today you learn what it's like to travel in these.... vehicles of doom?

Travelling – All About the Journey

Buckle up everyone reading this – it’s going to be one of those ‘thoughtful’ posts where I delve into my subconscious and answer questions that I never knew I would ask myself for reasons that may never be clear. I’ve read a couple of very interesting and thoughtful posts on other blogs lately. A shout …

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On the Buses – Ecuador and Peru

If you’re heading to South America for any length of time, you’re going to be spending time on buses. Unless you fly everywhere I guess, but one thing is for sure – it’s not a continent widely connected by rail. Which is certainly disappointing for any rail buffs out there. Like myself. I did get …

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