Traveling ‘unorganised’

Two out of 6 of my trips have been unorganised (and solo). No travel agent or pre-arranged airport pickups. Just me figuring it out as I go. New York and Zambia (+Zimbabwe and Botswana). In both cases I had a fair amount of comfort about what to expect, which helped… I mean every other movie…

Paris.

The 1st thing that fascinated me about Paris was an 11:30pm sunset. In June. I should have thought about it given that I had lived in cities where an 8pm sunset is normal for the summer months. But for some reason I had never imagined it… As a quick detour; 2 years after Paris I…

New York subway? Of cause.

And so I landed at JFK International early Sunday morning on 5 March. The airport experience is a complete blur. Perhaps that’s what happens when you visit a new place. Your focus is on getting it right, not so much what you see. At least initially. And I was alone so I had to get…