Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Charles Bridge, Prague

The Charles Bridge, known locally as Karlův Most, has been gracing the Vltava River in Prague for 600 years. It is one of the monuments mentioned as being of particular significance within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Prague’s Historic … Continue reading

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The Streets of Santiago, Chile

I can’t remember quite what I was expecting flying into Santiago at the start of my first visit to South America. But I have to admit that Chile’s capital city was a revelation. I guess I hadn’t imagined it would … Continue reading

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Getting Soaked At Niagara Falls

There are no end of ways to get soaked at Niagara Falls, of which the Maid of the Mist is undoubtedly the most famous. Last week I combined two of my personal favourites into one breath-taking, if sodden, day! We … Continue reading

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Exploring Lima’s Historic Centre On Foot

The Historic Centre of Lima was the second of three UNESCO World Heritage Sites I visited while in Peru in April. And I didn’t even make it to Machu Picchu! The other two were the Nazca Lines (also spelled Nasca) … Continue reading

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