This post is a part of my year-long quest in 2017 to read only female-authored travel writing. Find out more about it on the project’s main page. To my shame, I’m previewing June’s book over halfway into the month and very nearly halfway through my reading of it. I’ve been pretty good thus far at…
My review of May’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers series – Kathleen Jamie’s Among Muslims.
Next in my 2017 “Reading Female Travel Writers” quest is my preview of May’s title, Kathleen Jamie’s Among Muslims: Meetings at the Frontiers of Pakistan.
My review of April’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers mission – Jenny Diski’s powerful and beautiful Skating to Antarctica.
A preview of April’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers mission – Jenny Diski’s Skating to Antarctica.
My review of March’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers mission – Fi Glover’s fun and informative Travels With My Radio.
A preview of March’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers mission – Fi Glover’s Travels With My Radio.
My second book review in my 2017 quest to read female-authored travel writing – Dervla Murphy’s Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle.
My preview of February’s title for my Reading Female Travel Writers project: Dervla Murphy’s Full Tilt.
My review of the first book in my 2017 quest to read female-authored travel writing – the Virago Book of Women Travellers.
My preview of the first title in my “reading female travel writers” project: The Virago Book Of Women Travellers, edited by Mary Morris and Larry O’Connor.
An introduction to my 2017 project of reading female travel writers.
An exploration of two of Knoydart’s constructed landmarks – a statue of Mary and a vanity construct by a Nazi sympathiser.
A cycle from Inverie to Knoydart’s other main settlement of Airor.
An account of a cracking day’s hillwalking in Knoydart that took in Luinne Bheinn and Meall Bhuidhe.
An overview of Inverie, the bustling wee settlement at the heart of the Knoydart Estate, and – not that it feels like it – mainland Britain’s remotest village.
I returned to Armenia for a third visit in September 2016. A theme of this trip was the surprising diversity of the country.
A review of Amy Liptrot’s powerful memoir The Outrun.
A visit to surely Yerevan’s most unusual tourist attraction – the amazing testament to one man’s determination that is Levon’s Devine Underground.
A visit to Yerevan’s Iranian-funded Blue Mosque, the only mosque in Armenia.