The tripper

a world humanity poem

Travelling ¼ of the world
across continents
by bus, by car, by rail, by foot
via villages
and cities
thru cultivated turf
and barren terrain, I
from one culture
to another.

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Victoria Falls - the smoke that thunders

Victoria Falls – the smoke that thunders

Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in Africa and indeed the world, dropping the Zambezi River into a “smoking” canyon at the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world’s highest waterfall and Iguazu Falls in Brazil + Argentina is the widest (I’ve been to both and posts may eventuate). Yet Victoria Falls is titled: the largest waterfall in the world. This is based…

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Koh Ker - tranquil ancient temples - Cambodia

Koh Ker – tranquil ancient temples – Cambodia

Overshadowed by the mind-blowing temples of Angkor, tranquil Koh Ker is well worth visiting for a different take on Khmer architecture. And minus the crowds, too.


The mighty step pyramid of Prasat Thom. The view on top is of surrounding jungle and a small village amid the trees. But lots of weird insects buzzing about in the morning.

The most significant temple at Koh Ker is Prasat Thom, which…

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Fishing frenzy on the Mekong – Cambodia

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Mozambique Island

For centuries tiny Mozambique island – just 3 km long and 500 meters wide – played a…

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Mozambique by boat, truck, van + train

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The sensational Halgt Zikr - song, dance, chanting - performed by Sufis or whirling devishes - every Friday at the Hamid el-nil Mosque in Omdurman, in Sudan. 


Meroe pyramids - Sudan