Net fisherman in Riviera Nayarit near Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast of Mexico on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Mex17123

Postcards from a Mexican Backwater

It is the unexpected chance encounters which make travelling so exciting, whether it’s an incredible meeting with rare wildlife or an authentic cultural experience. Regardless of where it may be, the mangroves in The Gambia, below the volcanoes of Rwanda or in a backwater in Mexico, finding the unexpected is reason enough to keep a valid passport. Returning to Puerto …

Fishing Boats – Vessels of Adventure and Romance

I love boats and fishing boats in particular, they portray a certain romance even though the profession they represent is far from romantic. It is an extremely arduous job as those that participate or even watch documentaries about fisherman plying their trade in tretches of ocean like the Bering Sea can testify. Small craft that are moored or sat on …

Fishing boats under the ramparts of the Moroccan port of Essaouira on the Atlantic coast on Mallory on Travel, adventure, adventure travel, photography iain-mallory-300-19_essaouira

Essaouira – A Fishy tale in Morocco’s Windy City

Essaouira on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, is known as the ‘Windy City’, and it’s not difficult to understand why. Even when there is little more than a breeze, it gusts through the streets, market places and along the beach. Its touch caresses the sand and reaches every hidden space within the town. That Essaouria s described as a city is …