Monthly Archives: October 2016

South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey, Wales

Built above the cliffs on the tiny rugged islet of Ynys Lawd (South Stack), there’s no denying that South Stack Lighthouse commands a breathtaking location. Yet as with all lighthouses, South Stack’s positioning was determined by necessity, in this case … Continue reading

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Chile Capital of the World! – Hatch, New Mexico

The local economy of Hatch, New Mexico, is all about the chile peppers (also spelled chili or chilli) grown there. But whatever your spelling preference, the most important word is spicy! During a trip through New Mexico one November, we … Continue reading

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Slieve League Sea Cliffs, Ireland

There’s only one word to describe the cliffs at Slieve League in County Donegal: Breathtaking. At almost 2000 feet high, they are among the highest sea cliffs in the World. On a windy day, like when I visited, it feels … Continue reading

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Pop Music Nostalgia in Tallinn’s DM Baar, Estonia

I love music. All sorts of music. So a bar dedicated to a single band was something I had to see. Not that I had much choice, since the band in question is Rich’s favourite: Depeche Mode. The original DM … Continue reading

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