This golf course in Coober Pedy, South Australia seems tailor-made for someone like me. I tend to keep off the grass anyway on the rare occasions when I subject myself to a round of golf, as the balls I hit seem to prefer the sand. Or the water. Or anything but the grass. In fact, […]
This home in the narrow alleys of Jaisalmer in the Indian state of Rajasthan is guarded by a cow. And guarded well, by the looks of him. I certainly kept my distance.
I’ve always felt that the greatest thing the invention of the automobile has done for us is eliminate the need to sit on top of a wild animal and try to get it to do what we want. I do realize that many people actually enjoy riding horses or other animals, but I also realize […]
China has several large deserts and numerous sand dunes, but when the average Chinese person wants to play in the sand, they go to Dunhuang. Located in northwestern Gansu province in western China, Dunhuang was a major stop at a crossroads of the ancient Silk Road. These days getting there from most major Chinese cities […]