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Travel quote - The Great Wall of China

September 30 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #China, #Great Wall of China, #Travel News, #Travel quote, #W Somerset Maugham

"There in the mist, enormous, majestic, silent and terrible, stood the Great Wall of China. Solitarily, with the indifference of nature herself, it crept up the mountain side and slipped down to the depth of the valley. " - W. Somerset Maugham, writer...

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Carnaval del Pueblo, London 2010

September 27 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Carnaval del Pueblo, #Carnival, #Latin American, #London, #out-door festival, #Summer in London, #Travel Beyond the UK, #Walworth road

"Held in London since 1999 , Carnaval del Pueblo is the largest Latin American out-door festival in Europe, attracting people from diverse backgrounds in a day of Latin music, dance and fun." - Carnaval del pueblo website

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Walking the line to happiness

September 23 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Cumbria, #England, #Everton Wright, #EvewrightStudio, #Lake District, #Ola Fagbohun, #public art, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Silecroft Beach, #Travel Beyond the UK, #UK, #Walking Drawings

"Don't mess up, have to concentrate on my place in the line." This is my mantra, but it's not easy to follow. As I walk, the wind, using my flimsy coloured poncho, is trying to suffocate me. Doh! My left arm is in the hole for my head. I try to redress...

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Join me, tomorrow, on the Barefoot Peace Walk to mark UN International Day of Peace

September 20 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Africa Centre, #Barefoot Peace Walk, #Bussman Holiday, #Central East Africa, #Democratic Republic of Congo, #Human Rights Watch, #humanitarian crises, #international Refugee Trust, #Jane Bussman, #Joseph Kony, #London, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Sudan, #The Enough Project, #Travel Beyond the UK, #Uganda, #War child

The World's Most Wanted man, Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, has kidnapped somewhere between 20 - 60,000 children. On Tuesday 21 September, Londoners are demanding he be stopped. To mark the UN International Day of Peace this Tuesday, the charity International...

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My 'art on the beach' birthday experience

September 15 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Birthday, #coast, #England, #Evewright, #evewright studio, #Kadija George, #Lancaster, #Ola Fagbohun, #public art, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #seaside, #Silecroft Beach Cumbria, #Travel Beyond the UK, #UK, #Walking Drawings

When I was much younger, I hated birthdays ; if I wasn't in school, I was at on my way back to university. I hated those school birthday celebrations, shared with the many other September babies. A unique birthday experience Fortunately, these days I...

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Travel Quote: The power of photography

September 10 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Bolivian dancers, #Carnaval del Pubelo, #Carrie Jacobs Bond, #DiverseTraveller.com, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #London festivals, #memories, #photography, #Travel quote

"Memory has painted this perfect day With colors that never fade." - Carrie Jacobs Bond, Composer, lyricist, poet and the first woman to establish a music publishing firm in America. Picture: Bolivian dancers preparing to take part in Carnaval del Pueblo,...

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African 'Journeys' with Tim Butcher and Anthony Sattin - Sept 27th, 2010

September 6 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Africa, #Anthony Sattin, #Chalke Authors, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Florence Nightingale, #Graham Greene, #Journeys, #Ola Fagbohun, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Sierra Leone and Liberia, #Time Butcher, #travel writing

Join me, ticket price £ 7.50 , on Sept 27 th, 2010 , Stanfords (b ook store) in central London for Journeys, where authors Tim Butcher and Anthony Sattin will be talking about their latest books and discussing the art of Travel Writing. You can purchase...

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