Meeting him was to connect to the golden line of British scholar-traveller-adventurers from Patrick Leigh Fermor to Gavin Young
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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Argentina's world class forwards were instrumental in a 2-1 away win over Chile last night that gave the visitors a three-point lead in the standings as the South American World Cup qualifying campaign takes a break until March.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Stopping Lionel Messi is the primary concern of South American teams facing Argentina in the World Cup qualifiers. This week it is Uruguay's turn.
Population growth and over-consumption could have 'potentially catastrophic implications for human wellbeing'
Thursday 14 June 2012
On the eve of the Rio+20 conference, the world’s 105 science academies have warned international leaders that a failure to act now on population growth and over-consumption will have “potentially catastrophic implications for human wellbeing”.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
In the Cordillera Real range in Bolivia he came down some slopes by bicycle
Friday 18 November 2011
It's best not to mess with Theresa May. There was a sharp edge to the Home Secretary's exchange with Ken Clarke as they accepted the Spectator Parliamentary award for Double Act of the Year.
Saturday 05 November 2011
Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, a landscape so bright, you've got to wear shades. Graeme Green gets an eyeful
Friday 21 October 2011
Cheering crowds greeted more than 1,000 indigenous protesters as they entered Bolivia's capital, La Paz, after a two-month march from the Amazon lowlands.
Friday 19 August 2011
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Butch Cassidy, the Wild West bandit and leader of the Wild Bunch gang, did not die in a shootout 1908 in Bolivia as popularly believed but survived and lived the rest of his days in Washington state, according to a book collector and a writer.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Bolivia appeals for help as it is hit by the worst snow in 20 years.
Sunday 10 July 2011
The apparent serenity of these two women, dressed in traditional Bolivian attire, offers no hint as to the scripted violence about to be unleashed.
Friday 08 July 2011
Teenage striker Joel Campbell shone as Costa Rica's second string team beat nine-man Bolivia 2-0 to push hosts and tournament favourites Argentina into third place in Group A at the Copa America on Thursday.
Sunday 03 July 2011
The group stages of the Copa America, with only four of the 12 teams being eliminated, were supposed to be a glorified non-event, a chance for the big guns to ease themselves into the tournament and jockey for the easiest route to the final.
Saturday 02 July 2011
The Bolivian government is renouncing the UN's anti-drug convention because it classifies coca leaf as an illegal narcotic.
Friday 01 July 2011
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn