Tag Archive: market

Chinatown of Manila

“Welcome to the jungle,” said a young man wearing a sly smile. A very delightful welcome it was, and ‘jungle’ is the only accurate term for it. I was anything but prepared for… Continue reading

Baguio

The city of Baguio is most decidedly not what foreigners imagine when they think of the Philippines. It’s a concrete slab of a hill station in northern Luzon (the big island) and for… Continue reading

Street markets in London: Portobello Road & Camden Lock

Portobello road, Portobello road Street where the riches of ages are stowed; anything and everything a chap can unload is sold off the barrow on Portobello Road- You’ll find what you want on… Continue reading

Venturing outside Thamel

I know, I know. It’s easy to fall into the tourist trap that is Thamel. Those apple danishes and pizzas are delicious, after all, and having wifi at the hotel is sooo nice.… Continue reading

Goan motorcycle diaries: Day 3

Today was a day of meandering, as we wanted to spend as many hours on the Avenger as possible. North and south, west and east, we just rode with the wind. (And boy,… Continue reading