Tag Archives: World from above

North of the sun.

I’ve never flown this far north. On the moving map a rendition of our aircraft is hurtling down a steep curve, a headfirst plunge along a yellow arc linking London to the Pacific Northwest. We’ve climbed north, past Scotland and … Continue reading

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The world from above – Putorana Plateau, Siberia

Siberia is one of those places we simply forget about. We fly above it en route to Asia with our window shades rigorously lowered and if we ever look at it it’s just for seconds, enough to think “Shit, isn’t it … Continue reading

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The world from above: London, UK

I live in London, which means that I happen to fly in or out of London between 30 and 50 times a year. Sometimes I’m sat in an aisle seat, sometimes I’m one of those unlucky sods that happen to … Continue reading

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