Tijuana – in the shade of the USA

It seems we can't escape newspaper articles, radio reports and TV programmes about the border between the USA and Mexico, and all this has led me to think of my travels along that border some years ago.  I wrote an article at the time for The Traveller magazine and I thought it might be interesting … Continue reading Tijuana – in the shade of the USA

Chiang Rai and Thailand’s Hill Tribes

Located on a plain beneath the outermost edge of the Himalayan range is Chiang Rai, capital of the province of the same name and until recently one of Thailand’s best kept secrets. Without the slick presentation of big sister Chiang Mai, 180 Kl. to the south, Chiang Rai is a pleasing town with much less … Continue reading Chiang Rai and Thailand’s Hill Tribes