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1974, a year on the road...

It's a labour of love to scan and retouch those old Kodachromes... More images added August 2010

In February 1974 I set out hitch-hiking across Europe, then home overland across Asia as far as Laos - most of my transparencies made it home ahead of me, although there were casualties. A year later, I went back to complete the overland route down to Bali.

My hostelling membership card, first issued when I was 16
My hostelling membership card, first issued when I was 16
First days in Rome with fellow hostellers
First days in Rome with fellow hostellers
Elisabeth & Victor,  an hospitable Zurich couple
Elisabeth & Victor, an hospitable Zurich couple
The Jungfrau, Switzerland
The Jungfrau, Switzerland
Cattle market in Tinehir, southern Morocco
Cattle market in Tinehir, southern Morocco
Hospitable French students at their rented farmhouse
Hospitable French students at their rented farmhouse
Euphoria followed the March '74 Velvet Revolution in Portugal (note the flower in the gun)
Euphoria followed the March '74 Velvet Revolution in Portugal (note the flower in the gun)
Motoring around Ireland's Dingle Peninsula with two Americans
Motoring around Ireland's Dingle Peninsula with two Americans
Ireland's Dingle Peninsula
Ireland's Dingle Peninsula
Standing stones, Orkney, Scotland
Standing stones, Orkney, Scotland
Visiting Czech penfriend Blanka and family, outside Plzen (Pilsen)
Visiting Czech penfriend Blanka and family, outside Plzen (Pilsen)
'Sleep In' accommodation in Amsterdam
'Sleep In' accommodation in Amsterdam
Achtung! Berlin, 1974
Achtung! Berlin, 1974
Hostellers on the city walls of Rothenburg ob Tauber, Germany
Hostellers on the city walls of Rothenburg ob Tauber, Germany
Dubrovnik on the Croatian coast, before the destruction
Dubrovnik on the Croatian coast, before the destruction
Courtyard of a Sarajevo Mosque
Courtyard of a Sarajevo Mosque
Setting out on the Samaria Gorge hike in Crete
Setting out on the Samaria Gorge hike in Crete
Aghia Roumeli, a hamlet in the Samaria Gorge, Crete
Aghia Roumeli, a hamlet in the Samaria Gorge, Crete
Cretan mountains
Cretan mountains
Temple of Apollo, Delphi, Greece
Temple of Apollo, Delphi, Greece
Street market in Beyazit, Istanbul
Street market in Beyazit, Istanbul
Street near Valens Aqueduct, Istanbul
Street near Valens Aqueduct, Istanbul
Ephesus, southwestern Turkey
Ephesus, southwestern Turkey
En route from eastern Turkey to the Iranian frontier
En route from eastern Turkey to the Iranian frontier
Bas-reliefs at Persepolis, Iran
Bas-reliefs at Persepolis, Iran
Afghan visa pages
Afghan visa pages
Streets of Herat, Afghanistan
Streets of Herat, Afghanistan
Bakery in Herat, Afghanistan: how much has survived?
Bakery in Herat, Afghanistan: how much has survived?
The Citadel, Herat, Afghanistan
The Citadel, Herat, Afghanistan
The Great Mosque, Herat, Afghanistan
The Great Mosque, Herat, Afghanistan
Chaikana or tea shop, Afghanistan
Chaikana or tea shop, Afghanistan
Bamiyan, Afghanistan, 1974
Bamiyan, Afghanistan, 1974
Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan
Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan
Band i Amir mineral lakes, Afghanistan
Band i Amir mineral lakes, Afghanistan
Band i Amir mineral lakes, Afghanistan
Band i Amir mineral lakes, Afghanistan
Dentist in Peshawar, Pakistan
Dentist in Peshawar, Pakistan
Pomegranate juice vendor, Peshawar, Pakistan
Pomegranate juice vendor, Peshawar, Pakistan
Audience Hall, Lahore Fort, Pakistan
Audience Hall, Lahore Fort, Pakistan
Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan
Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan
Golden Temple, Amritsar, India
Golden Temple, Amritsar, India
Bus station at Mandi, gateway to the Kulu Valley in northern India
Bus station at Mandi, gateway to the Kulu Valley in northern India
On the road: tea shop in the Vale of Kashmir
On the road: tea shop in the Vale of Kashmir
One landmark that remains the same... and equally stunning
One landmark that remains the same... and equally stunning
Swayambunath Stupa, Kathmandu
Swayambunath Stupa, Kathmandu
Street scene, Kathmandu
Street scene, Kathmandu
Women bathing at Pashpatinath - 1974
Women bathing at Pashpatinath - 1974
Peacock window, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley
Peacock window, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley
Machhapuchhre (Machapuchare or Fish Tail) from the Mardi Khola Valley, Nepal
Machhapuchhre (Machapuchare or Fish Tail) from the Mardi Khola Valley, Nepal
The bus from Pagan to Thazi, Burma - little has changed!
The bus from Pagan to Thazi, Burma - little has changed!
Local transport, Kyaukpadaung, central Burma
Local transport, Kyaukpadaung, central Burma
Lao and Thai visa pages
Lao and Thai visa pages
Akha tribal people in the hills north of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Akha tribal people in the hills north of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Akha tribal people in the hills north of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Akha tribal people in the hills north of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Akha tribal people, Thailand
Akha tribal people, Thailand
Wat May, Luang Prabang, Laos, with a Royalist soldier on guard
Wat May, Luang Prabang, Laos, with a Royalist soldier on guard