I travel because I am fascinated by the world – and especially by its people. Our actions can be powerful and far-reaching, but we also create little moments – beautiful songs or poems, special meals, unique atmospheres – that are not widely-known. Often they […]
Some photographs taken in Budapest, Hungary, where I spent a week in 2008. Click on the thumbnails below to enlarge them.
The new people, places and situations that we encounter during our lives shape the way that we view the world. In late July 2008 I experienced all three at the same time, during an overnight train journey between Hungary and Ukraine in the middle of my vacation from the law firm in Kyiv where I had been working. The journey will stay in my mind for longer than the holiday itself.
The Chechen family who I shared a train compartment with, on the way from Budapest to Kyiv.