Abstracts of the world

This page provides abstracts and summaries from travelogues and other content on Sandalsand. So, let’s get up in the air. We will search for the varieties as well as common denominators, which define this planet and life on it.


Most of the posts in this section are part of a series. In the following bullet list, the links are to the first post in the series:

If you are looking for regular travelogues, head for the Destinations page. If you want to learn more about the world around us, and how Sandalsand deals with it, look into the other pages in the Specials menu: Writing and publishing and Travelling. Did you know that Sandalsand is on YouTube?

The illustration above is from a flight along the Himalayas.


Nature: Air

Nature: Air

This is the last part in my series of photo essays dealing with the classic four elements of nature. The fourth element is Air. It goes without...

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents. (Italo Calvino)

Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. (Irving Wallace)

The road must eventually lead to the whole world. (Jack Kerouac)

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. (Jawaharal Nehru)

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