Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Stroll Around Montevideo, Uruguay

For me, the only way to really get a feel for a city is to explore it on foot. That’s exactly what we did during our visit to Montevideo, the capital of the South American country of Uruguay, with our … Continue reading

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Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires

As places to mark your exit from this life go, Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires isn’t bad. In fact, it’s considered one of the most beautiful Cities of the Dead in the World. The streets of the Recoleta necropolis run … Continue reading

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Trevi Fountain, Rome

Rome’s extravagant Trevi Fountain is high on the ‘must see’ list of most visitors to the Italian capital. The Trevi Fountain marks the end of a Roman aqueduct that has been carrying clean water into the city since 19 BC. … Continue reading

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Merry Maidens Stone Circle, Cornwall

I love prehistoric stone circles. So when we visited Cornwall in December, I had to go and pay my respects to the Merry Maidens, located just a few miles from Land’s End. One of the things that make the Merry … Continue reading

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My Cape Horn Dunking

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog about my dawn visit to Cape Horn in February of this year. What a dramatic and memorable experience that was! What I didn’t mention in my previous post, was the event … Continue reading

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Dolphins Up Close Off Maui

Imagine the pure happiness of seeing a whole pod Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins while out on the water. Now imagine the pure joy when they start playing off the bow of your boat, so close you could almost reach out and … Continue reading

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Turning Back Time in Viña del Mar, Chile

I’ve seen several floral clocks over the years, most recently in Viña del Mar, Chile. What made that clock particularly memorable, is that we actually witnessed time going backwards! Check out the video below, if you don’t believe me… Thanks … Continue reading

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