Polly Evans
'Unlike that terrifying breed of die-hard travel writers, Evans is one of us...Refreshing'  Sunday Times 

Journalism

Still dreaming in Georgia? Fifty years ago today Martin Luther King Jr made one of the most famous speeches of the 20th century. Polly Evans visits his birthplace in Atlanta to see what remains of this vision. Independent, 28 August 2013

Guernica: a brush with history. The bombing of Guernica 75 years ago inspired one of Picasso's best-known works. Now, visitors to this iconic part of Spain's Basque Country will discover a town devoted to peace. Independent, 25 April 2012

The Stand-in South Pole. 
It's 100 years this month since explorers conquered the South Pole, and Norway was their training ground. It's harsh and windswept in winter, but perfect for walking next summer. Country Walking, December 2011

Following in the footsteps of a trailblazer…but not on a camel.
It 
was 150 years ago that John Stuart reached a part of Australia that other colonialists had failed to reach. Polly Evans retraced his journey, only with a few more home comforts. Independent on Sunday, 18 April 2010

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