Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Forts and Tunnels of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

The UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising Old San Juan in Puerto Rico includes several forts. The two most massive are the fortresses of El Morro and San Cristóbal, built by the Spanish during Colonial times. The immense ramparts of these … Continue reading

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Easter Island Moai

There are few more iconic historical objects than the Moai stone figures from Easter Island. They’re just something we all recognise. Unsurprisingly, this makes them extremely sought-after, which has led to several Moai (and many more Moai pieces) being removed … Continue reading

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Wrangell Mountains Reflections

Rich and I have been working hard on the fourth Jaspa’s Journey adventure, The Hermit of Kennecott, which is set in Alaska. Unsurprisingly then, I’ve been reflecting on the Last Frontier, as it’s sometimes known, a lot recently. And while … Continue reading

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