Letters From The Field

Have pen, will travel. Sending letters.

Shoeshine, Sir?

A letter from Turkey. In which is noticed, while travelling, the modern-day disappearance of certain professions.

September 17, 2014 · 15 Comments

Britain’s highest – cresting Ben Nevis

A letter from Scotland. In which is evaluated a winter’s hike up the snow-covered highest summit in the British Isles is pictured and the necessity of crampons.

September 6, 2014 · 5 Comments

How I survived the zombie apocalypse

A letter from Berlin. In which is given an account of the effort to escape a horde of undead creatures on a 5-kilometre obstacle run.

July 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Red rose city – roaming Petra, Jordan

A letter from Jordan. In which is given a more or less detailed account of a walk through the ancient ruins of Petra.

April 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

“I didn’t know, you could fly a plane.”

A letter from Germany. In which is recalled a very first flying lesson (including practice to start, but not to land) .

March 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tracking Vikings – southern Greenland by kayak

A letter from Greenland. In which is described in detail a kayak adventure, including some Viking settlements.

March 5, 2014 · 20 Comments

From the sketchbook: Travelling Turkey

A letter from Turkey. In which are introduced a number of pencil and watercolour sketches done during an excavation campaign.

February 8, 2014 · 10 Comments

The little differences: Cultural delicacies

A letter from somewhere. In which is described apparently ‘exotic’ food and discussed cultural trained eating habits.

January 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

At the mosque, attending Friday’s sermon

A letter from Turkey. In which is given the eye-witness account of the traditional Friday rituals in an Muslim house of prayer.

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Have Yourself a Merry Little … ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’

A letter from Turkey. In which are portrayed ritual and atmosphere in the time of a high Islamic holiday.

October 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

World without people: Exploring an abandoned amusement park

A letter from Germany. In which are recorded the wanderings through a forgotten and overgrown fun fair.

August 26, 2013 · 3 Comments

12 islands – A kayak tour in western Sweden

A letter from Sweden. In which is described an excursion along the skerries north of Gothenburg.

August 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

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