Travel

2016

1: Netherlands

Den Burg … Haarlem

2: Indonesia

Medan … In search of orangutans … Raft to Bukit Lawang … Night bus to Aceh … PLTD Apung … Pulau Weh dawn … Lampu'uk … Sinabung … Sibayak … Samosir Island … Boat to Parapat … Palembang … Ampera Bridge … Eclipse … Back to Europe

3: Scotland

Craigellachie … Cairngorms … Picnic weather … Leakey's

4: Spain

Cádiz … Torre Tavira … La Palma boat journey … El Pilar … Cloudfall … Ruta de los Volcanes … Montaña del Fuego … Roque de los Muchachos … Tajinastes … Back on the boat

5: Svalbard

Flight to Svalbard … Midnight sun … Trollsteinen … Adventdalen … Colesbukta … Burmaveien … Rescue drill … Boat journey to Pyramiden … Worker's accommodation … Swimming pool … Pyramiden … Library … The cinema … Arctic monster … Music room … View from the library … The gym … Kitchens … Nordenskiöldbreen … Mine entrance … Nordenskiöldfjellet … Descent from Nordenskiöldfjellet … Platåfjellet … View over Longyearbyen … Whiteout on Foxfonna

2015

1: Puerto Varas

Volcano chasing fail

2: Brazil

Carrasqueira … Descent from Pedra da Gavea … Corcovado … Cristo Redentor … Pão de Açúcar … Across the Andes

3: Hawaii

Waikiki … Hale Pohaku … Stars and lava … Halema'uma'u … Milky Way over the caldera … Long Mountain … Mauna Kea climb … Tallest mountain in the world … Ka Lae … Kealakekua Bay … Flight over the volcano … Kilauea Iki … Pu'u O'o … Eating the forest … Pahoa … The Hell Itch … Thunderstorms over Nicaragua

4: Argentina and Chile

Pucón … Volcano star trails … Mountain protest … Lago Lácar … Boat across Lago Nahuel Huapi … Lago Todos los Santos … Clear skies … Osorno view … Puerto Varas

2014

1: Canada

Lake Huron

2: Brazil

On the beach at São Miguel do Gostoso … Familiar stars … Mexico v. Cameroon … Baía de Todos os Santos … Germany v. Portugal … Ferry across the bay … Brazil v. Mexico … Sunset

3: Australia

Over Antarctica … The bridge … Milsons Point … Coffs Harbour … Rainy night at Circular Quay

4: Vanuatu

Volcanic campsite … 5am at the volcano … At the crater's edge … Dawn eruptions … The plume … Evening explosions … Lava trails … Tourists on the edge … Air Vanuatu … Approaching Efate … The jungles of Ambrym … Marum … Ulei airport … Volcanoes of Vanuatu video

5: New Zealand

Auckland view from Mount Victoria … Piha … Approaching White Island … Mud geyser … Fumaroles … Crater Lake … Sulphur factory ruins … Whakarewarewa … Mount Ngauruhoe … Tongariro Crossing … Red Crater … Heading downhill … Tongariro and Ngauruhoe

6: Argentina and Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento … Río de la Plata … Faro

2013

1: Patagonia

Return to Torres del Paine … Hike to Lago Grey … Valle Frances … Morning hike back to Pehoé

2: Easter Island

Easter Island … Rano Kau … Moai faceplant … Tongariki dawn … Maunga Terevaka … Akivi night … Rano Raraku … Sunset at Tahai

3: Chile

Boat journey to Isla Navarino … Down the Beagle Channel … Cape Horn … War relics … Flight back to the mainland … The hardy migrants … Cordillera de la Sal … Lagunas … El Tatio again … Puncture in the desert … Clouds over Paranal

4: Taiwan

Transglobal journey … Over Siberia … Guandu … Yeliu … Keelung night market … Xinyi nights … Rainy night in Taipei … Penghu … Wai'an war relics … Tianxiang … Zhuilu Old Trail … Longshan Temple … Arctic night … A day in Amsterdam

2012

1: Falkland Islands

Time for a holiday … Thermal shock … Volunteer Beach … The war … Flight to Saunders Island … Saunders Island … Chilling with the penguins … East Falkland Road Trip … Lafonian skies … The cemetery … Bleaker Island … Moonrise over penguins … Flight back to Stanley … In the hills … The war memorial

2: Mendoza

Mendoza … Villavicencio … Across the Andes

3: Pucón

Chasing volcanoes … Drizzle … A glimpse

4: UK and Canada

Back to London … Via Toronto

5: UK and Switzerland

Re-return to London … Over Switzerland … Autumn at Lago Maggiore … Bellinzona

6: UK

En route to Europe again … Edinburgh

2011

1: Luxembourg

Luxembourg … City twilight … MUDAM … Foggy morning

2: Canada

CN Tower … City Hall … Toronto Islands … Sunday in Toronto … Niagara … Stormy weather

3: Atacama

ALMA … Penitentes … Touring the lagunas … The road to Calama

2010

1: Balkans

Zagreb … Novi Beograd … St. Sava … Rammstein III

2: Barcelona

Parc de la Ciutadella … Font Màgica … Tarragona

3: Iceland

A sudden return … South coast journey … Glacier convoy … Higher and higher … At the volcano … Icing on the cake

4: Scotland

Bute Hall … Goat Fell … Down the valley … Back to the mainland

5: Paris

Notre Dame … Pompidou … Villette Sonique

6: Norway

Back to Norway … Midnight sun … Journey to Skjervøy … New furthest north … Hurtigruten … Storsteinen … Fløya

7: Vienna

Vienna … Danube

8: Microstates

Liechtenstein … Vaduz … Monaco … By the harbour

9: France

Durban-Corbières … Millau

10: Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela … Río Ulla … A Coruña

11: Tenerife

Terminal 3 … La Laguna … Observatorio del Teide

2009

1: Tenerife

La Laguna … La Orotava … Puerto de la Cruz … Teide … Across the caldera … Roques de García

2: Belgium

Leuven … Brussels … St. Pancras

3: Grenoble

Grenoble

4: United States

Flight to Chicago … Chicago … Sears Tower … Chiricahua … Willcox

5: Madrid

Madrid … Plaza de España … ESAC … Rastro

6: Greenland and Iceland

Arctic nostalgia tour … Kulusuk … Exploring Tasiilaq … Blomsterdalen … Greenlandic football game … Ammassalik circumnavigation … Sømandsfjeldet … Bassisøen … Accidental trip to Sermiligaaq … Back to Kulusuk … Back in Reykjavík … Unfinished business … Better already … Over the pass … Wild parts … On the trail … Nearing Þórsmörk … Hveravellir … Midnight geyser … Þingvellir … Last day … Still calling

7: Portugal

Lisbon … Belém … Rammstein II

8: Belgium

Leuven again

9: Chile and Peru

Santiago … La Silla … Rotation … Control room … Still trailing … Strange Christmas … On the beach … Vicuña … Atacama cycling … Dessication … El Tatio … Iquique … El Morro … Tacna … Poconchile cemetary … Lago Chungará … La Silla alternative view … Plaza de Armas

2008

1: Sweden and Denmark

Malmö … Lund … Helsingborg … Helsingør … Halmstad … Gothenburg … Canals

2: Budapest

Budapest … Castle Hill … Margaret Island … Danube … Gellért Hill … Városliget … Nyugati

3: Northern Ireland

Ireland overland … Dublin … Belfast … The Falls Road … Stranraer

4: Sevilla

Sevilla … Guadalquivir … Moon river

5: Berlin

Potsdam … Back in Berlin … Holocaust memorial … Hamburger Bahnhof … Hauptbahnhof … Treptow … East Side Gallery

6: Balkans

Back to Budapest … Train to Belgrade … Belgrade … Bus to Sarajevo … Sarajevo … Bobsleigh run … Mostar … Kotor … Black Lake … Priština … Peja … Prizren … Train to Skopje … Ohrid … Tirana … Bus to Gjirokastra … Gjirokastra … Vikos gorge … Ioannina … Pindus

7: Slovakia

Bratislava … Castle views … Slavín

8: Estonia

Tallinn … KUMU … Toompea … Back home

9: Czech Republic

Prague … Escaping the crowds … Wenceslas Square … Sedlec … Kutna Hora … TV Tower

2007

1: Granada

Granada … Mirador de San Nicolás … Alhambra

2: China

Return to Beijing … Nanjing … Train to Shanghai … Train to Hong Kong … Hong Kong … Macau … Man Mo … The Peak … Stanley

3: La Palma

Boat to La Palma … The volcanoes … West coast … La Cumbrecita … San Andrés … Los Tilos … Wild road … Up to the top … Boat back to Tenerife

4: Portugal

Vila Nova de Gaia … Matosinhos … Porto

5: Barcelona

Parc Güell … Sagrada Familia … Girona

6: Eastern Europe

Return to Warsaw … To the East … L'viv … Radioactivity … Rodina Mat … Babin Yar … St. Sofia's Cathedral … Odesa … On the beach … Bribery and corruption … Tiraspol … Into Moldova … Chişinău … Night train to Bucharest … Transylvania … Bran … Sinaia … Bucharest … Palace of the Parliament … Bulevardul Unirii

7: Malta

Sliema … Marsamxett … Valletta … Mdina … Dingli Cliffs … Valletta again

2006

1: Bulgaria and Turkey

Sofia … Night train to Istanbul … Istanbul … Side … Eclipse … Pamukkale … Back to Europe … Aya Sofia … Üsküdar … Plovdiv … Old Town

2: Denmark and Sweden

Copenhagen … Louisiana … Øresund

3: Santiago de Compostela

Santiago … Museo do Pobo Galego … Up a hill

4: La Palma

La Palma … Wet nights … Boredom … Seeing stars … Santa Cruz … Down south

5: Finland

To the north … In the Arctic … Rovaniemi

2005

1: Latvia and Lithuania

Riga … Vilnius … Suburb tour … Back to Riga … Dārziņi … Sigulda … Gauja

2: Faroe Islands

Story of a crazy day … Gjógv … Eiði … North-eastern islands … Boat jouney to Fugloy … Suðuroy … Tórshavn … Nólsoy

3: Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

4: South America

Beginnings … Good Airs … A forgotten country … Dodgy deals … Brazil, briefly … Across the Río de la Plata … Into Patagonia … Land of Fire … The southernmost … Torres del Paine … Glaciar Gray … Middle of the W … Leaving Las Torres … Moreno Glacier … El Chaltén … Laguna Torre … Ruta 40 … Carretera Austral … Pumalín … Sailing up the coast … Close to the heat … Santiago … Valparaíso … Into the Atacama … Desert heat … Geysers … Higher and higher … Breathless heights … Altiplano crossing … Days of salt … Train cemetery … Bolivian steam train … In the mines … The two capitals … Christmas by the lake … The most dangerous road in the world … Island of the Sun … Machu Picchu … El Misti … Such great heights … Back down to sea level … Ruins of the north … Journey to Ecuador … Trapped in Loja … One last volcano … Quito … Ends

2004

1: Stockholm

Return to Stockholm … Kaknästornet … Walk to Skansen

2: Berlin

Berlin winter sunset … East Side Gallery … Dom … Hamburger Bahnhof … Gedächtniskirche

2003

1: Balkans

Trieste … Zagreb … Upper town … Train to Ljubljana … Ljubljana … Back to Trieste

2: Brussels

Brussels

3: Netherlands

CPC Loop … Amsterdam

4: Dublin

Guinness factory II … St. Stephen's Green … Four Courts

5: Denmark and Sweden

Malmö … Rundetårn … Spiders of Copenhagen … Christiania … Back to Sweden

6: Italy

Como … Rome … Vatican … Florence … Perugia

7: La Palma

La Palma … Observing … Dawn at the Roque

8: Florence

Florence

9: Hamburg

Hamburg … Lübeck

10: Helsinki

Uspensky Cathedral … Kiasma … Suomenlinna

11: Pisa

A day in Pisa … By the Arno … Flight home

2002

1: Norway

Oslo … Vigeland Park … Bergen … Mount Ulrik … Down the fjords … Flåmsbana … The ice planet Hoth … Holmenkollen … Akershus Slott

2: Beijing to London

The easy way … Tiananmen Square … University … Great Wall: Simatai … Qinhuangdao … Summer palace … CCTV Tower … Old Summer Palace … Tiantan Park … Mao … Tiananmen Square again … Great Wall: Huanghua … Hot, humid … Fragrant Hills … Last day … Out of China … Across Mongolia … Around Baikal … Through the steppes … Over the Urals … Into Moscow … Red Square … Lenin … VDNKh … Metro tour … Through Belarus … Warsaw … East side gallery … Reichstag … Alexanderplatz … Paris … Home shores

3: Salzburg

Salzburg … Fortress … Flight home

4: Dublin

Guinness factory … Monument

5: Sweden

Västerås … Gothenburg … Canals … Stockholm … Katarinahiss … Nyår

2001

1: OHP

Return to OHP … First night … Star trails … Sunrise … Photo experiment … Avignon

2: Southern Africa

From the big city to the bush … Zambian bus odyssey … Lazy day in Zambezi … Bridge over the River Zambezi … Eclipse! … Down the river … The dullest town in the world … Escape from Lukulu … Going to Ngonye … From one falls to another … The smoke that thunders … Lions and zebras and elephants … Oop north … Down in the Rift Valley … Up the Rift Valley escarpment … Bringing in the catch … Unexpected visit to Tanzania … Return to the Rift Valley … From highlands to islands … Between the islands … In the middle of the lake … The deep south … The highest man in Central Africa … Respect to the Mulanje Massif

3: La Palma

Madrid by mistake … La Palma … Kalima … Roque … Moonlight … Last dawn

4: Australia

Return to Sydney … Canberra … Sydney again … Train to Adelaide … Adelaide … The Coorong … Great Ocean Road … Melbourne … Blue Mountains … Sydney again … Tokyo

2000

1: London to Munich

London to Paris … Paris to Munich … Munich to Paris … Notre Dame … The Louvre … Eiffel Tower … Paris to London

2: Central America

Do you know the way to San José? … Up to Poás … Irazú (ovavu) … In the jungle … Crazy exploding volcanoes … Onwards and upwards … Around the mountain … Into Nicaragua … Ometepe … Concepción … Raindrops keep falling on my head … Granada … Returning to Masaya … Through the volcanoes … Silent cyclists and snakes … Border nightmare … Across Honduras … Copán … Bad driving … Antigua … We climb our first volcano … Down to the lake … Quite high … Evil saints … Highlands … Very high … Best sunrise ever seen … Market madness … Towering temples at Tikal … The end of everything

1999

1: OHP

Observatory by day … Observatory by night … Sunrises … Gorges du Verdon … Return home … Reports

2: Iceland

Iceland Expedition … It's a long way to Akureyri … Midges... … Krafla … Where? … Back at the lake … Onward and upward … Mad Viking berserker bus driver … Blowing hot and cold … A spot of intense rigour … Dodgy geysers … A spring in my step … The road to Hella … Goin' down south … Red hill over yonder … Up above the streets and houses … Quite high … Back to the mainland … Homeward bound … Epilogue

1998

1: Sicily

Journey to Zafferana … Long walk in filthy weather … Cable car to Montagnola … Another long walk

2: Australia

Perth … The Pinnacles … Indian-Pacific … Uluru … Flight over Uluru … Uluru sunset … Night skies over Uluru … Kata Tjuta … Alice Springs … Sydney … Sydney Tower … Harbour bridge … Opera house