Hand of Punta del Este, Uruguay

Hand of Punta del Este, Uruguay

The Hand of Punta del Este (Mano de Punta del Este) is a sculpture at Brava Beach in Punta del Este, Uruguay. The hand (by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal) has become the landmark image of Punta del Este, and I’ve even seen it as the representative icon of Uruguay in some tourist brochures. Punta del […]

Milkbar - London

Nomadic News: London Soho Edition

Greetings from Saigon. I’m mixing things up a bit this week by trying out a weekly version of Nomadic News and retiring the weekly updates (that weren’t that weekly). I’ll just put any news and updates here, along with the links that I have read over the last week. And of course I will still […]

Buenos Aires

Notes on Buenos Aires

I love wandering around big cities and one city I’ve always wanted to visit for urban exploration was Buenos Aires. I ended up spending 11 days in BA, and I could have easily spent more time given the chance. I can see how many travellers I’ve met have ended up staying for way longer than […]

KB Cafe - Paris

Nomadic News: November 9, 2014

Greetings from Saigon. Yes I’m back in Vietnam after my travels to South America and London. After visiting seven countries in the last six weeks I’ll be spending the rest of the year in one place with my bag firmly kicked under the bed. There maybe some regional travels in the pipeline but for now […]

Poppies Tower of London

Poppies at the Tower of London

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red is an art installation in the moat of the Tower of London, commemorating the centenary of the start of World War I. At the start of October I was staying near the Tower of London so I would walk by every day and see the volunteers adding more […]

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