Ben Winston

Not your average travel blog

Nostalgia, some dreams, and the colour of my crotch.

It’s the city that never sleeps. Although New York might have been better named, the city that can’t keep its mouth shut. It can’t be quiet….at all. I’m normally one … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Times Square : New York

Sometimes there is no blog. Sometimes I’m taking too much in visually, in the rain, to sit down and write anything. So, here I am enjoying a little walk around … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Panda Porn and Umbrella Rage

Walking twelve blocks in the rain to drop my backpack down, to then spend much of next hour trying to find a food stand which didn’t have a cue of … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bam! New York, Baby!

Six months away from ‘Merica, and I’m back for more. After being delayed seven hours and enduring an always slightly turbulent re-entry into the states (and I don’t only mean … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Starting out again…

I’m supposed to be in the sky, but even though leaving England maybe imminent, I’m having to wait just a little longer for my next big adventure. “It’s not the … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

2014 in review

So I wrote 62 posts across the USA and the blog received just short of 10,000 reads. Raising $3227 for @worldlandtrust. I’d say it was a pretty successful year. If … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’m not a politician…but here’s a closing speech

I feel like I should buy a political horse and take it for quite an epic ride for my next adventure (that’s right, there is already a “next one”). So … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow, by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln

Following the rather long explanation of my decision to adventure 4000miles (but ending up travelling over 20,000) across the USA, with only $6 a day to spend for six months, … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

When a Bear is a bird, and when Beards do battle

Without attempting to be The Riddler, waking up in Yosemite for the last time was like waking up on the first morning of a new job – much less exciting … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

A shifty flamingo & being Cupid – all for a free meal

I was informed that the journey between New Orleans and Austin would be different from all others which I had experienced across the USA. For miles and miles there is … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Snakes, Zombie farms and rather a lot about Voodoo

In New Orleans, I added my cultured yet extremely un-mingled racial profile into the hot pot of muddled human history. Choctaw and Houmas were the main Native American Indian tribes, … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wearing a loin cloth…and getting evicted

Frankly, the shopping mall is not exactly my first location choice when I have only €6 and one large coffee to last several hours. It may have been entertaining to … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Schoolgirl in the desert, dinosaurs and a hammer

After abusing Starbucks’ wifi privileges in Jackson WY, it was time to skip town. Just a few hours of volume in a populated area was enough to make me slightly … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

A few worries, over a Watery Beast, and a land of corn

The deal was; I cooked, I cleaned, I made all navigational decisions, I made sure my driver was fuelled and watered regularly and had enough rest and sleep to cover … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mistakes, Mistakes, and Burning A Pensioner’s Dreams

While travelling, it is sometimes important to keep abreast of the most important world news, so before leaving Columbus, I managed to catch up on a few episodes of Game … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Second Thoughts

If you’re American, or from anywhere outside of the British Isles, you may not quite understand our obsession, our great tradition, the English ritual or fascination and reliance, on what … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Foot fetishes, Alcoholic Hummbingbirds and some Beautiful Boobies

Despite what you might assume, elephants walk on their tip toes, but more on those ballet-beauties in a moment. Fascinating feet come in as many visual variants, shapes and sizes … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Dirty boy, a few extra owls and pleasing Gran

The festivities are well behind us, or at least it feels that way, as a few work colleagues and I are alcohol free for January for Cancer Research Uk – … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arguing, thieving and ruining Christmas

This recent Christmas I witnessed a man having an ear-battering argument in the supermarket. Normally, a small disagreement and well structured case can often bring around a final decision in … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Queuing for Freedom, a bald eagle, wotsits and Brian

I will try not to make a habit of writing so much. A rather long blog this time…but, so was the experience. American & Roman: Symbol of Strength, Power, Freedom … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Where am I now?

After extensive work and tours through Southern Africa, I’m now mainly in Malawi.
Go Untamed Safaris is now up and running.
Between work days and in the rainy season (December to April); I am planning some expeditions and seek out some experienced individuals keen to be involved.
I am normally available in the U.K. January to March.

For safari and expedition details:

email: info@gountamed.com

http://www.gountamed.com

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