Monthly Archives: March 2016

Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem

You don’t have to be a religious person to be moved by Via Dolorosa, the Way of Sorrows. The route through the alleyways of Old Jerusalem is said to mark the path taken by Jesus Christ from where he was … Continue reading

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The Albatross At The End Of The World

A month ago, I was lucky enough to tick a huge item off my Bucket List… seeing Cape Horn from a ship (full post to follow). My revised Bucket List now includes going one step further (pun intended) and setting … Continue reading

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Horse Trekking in Cajón del Maipo, Chile

Only an hour east of Santiago, the capital of Chile, Cajón del Maipo (Maipo Canyon) cuts through the Andes foothills and into the mountains proper. Offering spectacular scenery and loads of activities, from camping and hiking to white water rafting, … Continue reading

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Last Tango in Buenos Aires

Tango is everywhere in Buenos Aires. In some ways, you might say Tango is Buenos Aires. We were lucky enough to find Pablo Piera to guide us around the Argentine capital. He’s passionate about Tango, in a way many Argentineans … Continue reading

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The United Nations Headquarters, New York

If you ever have the chance to go to New York City, don’t pass up the opportunity to tour the United Nations Headquarters. In 1945, 51 countries joined together to form the United Nations. Today, virtually every country in the … Continue reading

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Bob Marley’s Mausoleum, Jamaica

In the hills of central Jamaica is the tiny village of Nine Mile. At first glance, this unremarkable hamlet holds little to interest your average tourist. Until you realise it is both the birthplace and final resting place of one … Continue reading

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How to Return to Punta Arenas, Patagonia

Located on the Strait of Magellan in Patagonia, Punta Arenas is the capital of Chile’s Magallanes region. As such it is one of the most southerly settlements on Earth. Just three weeks ago, I was lucky enough to visit this … Continue reading

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