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Africa   2 Mar, 2012, 15:30
A shared-taxi ride across West Africa  
Glen Rooney

The road from Mali to Senegal is not to great in any vehicle, but it proves too much for Glen Rooney’s ageing share-taxi. By the side of the dirt tail he takes lessons in butchery, bush cuisine and – this is Africa – patience.

Europe   22 Dec, 2011, 11:35
Pedalling through Romania – fast past dogs  
Glen Rooney

When Glen Rooney proposed cycling across Romania he didn’t get a lot of encouragement. Instead he was warned of dangerous dogs, bandits and highwaymen. Of course he found nothing of the kind: just rural tranquillity and the kindness of strangers.

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