Maldives – Had a ‘Spaful’ of Extremism?

The following post was written in January last year. Since then Mohamed Nasheed the first democratically elected president has been replaced, fundamental forces have continued to rise in influence despite claims otherwise and the culture of floggings continues unabated. A 15 year old girl who was raped for years by her step-father, and then subsequently murdered her resulting child is …

Egypt, Bedouin Quad Bike Adventure

An excursion described as the ‘Ultimate Desert Experience’ just has to be given a try hyperbole or not! This one involved the desert around Sharm el Sheik, Egypt and consists of travelling on quad bikes followed by a short camel ride before heading a little further into the desert on the quad bikes. The eventual destination is a ‘Bedouin’ camp …