Author Archives: Jaspa

About Jaspa

Star of my own award-winning adventure novels, Jaspa's Journey. Geocaching addict & F1 fan. Adventure Journeyer & blogger extraordinaire. Check out my website: www.jaspasjourney.com And don’t forget to download the books and see what the buzz is all about!

Phuket’s Mardi

Towering over the streets of Phuket in Thailand are several murals of a small person called Mardi. Mardi is based on the daughter of artist Alex Face (Patcharapol Tangruen). She often appears dressed as a rabbit, but always with three … Continue reading

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London Bridge – A Tale of Many Bridges

London Bridge, in one form or another, has crossed the River Thames between what is now the City of London and Southwalk for almost 2000 years. The latest version of London Bridge is a relatively plain affair, a straightforward structure … Continue reading

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Sunset at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument outside Alamogordo in New Mexico is at once a sharp contrast to the snowy landscape outside my window as I write this post, yet in an odd way, surprisingly reminiscent of it. It may sound strange, … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Monument Valley

The landscape of Monument Valley, straddling the state line between Arizona and Utah, is spectacular at any time of day. But at sunrise it’s simply magical. Expand the minds of you and your children by travelling the World with Jaspa’s … Continue reading

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Indoor Rainbows at the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

I know I featured a cathedral in last week’s post (Siena Duomo, Tuscany), but the challenge themes on offer this week lead me straight back to another one. The light, airy, modern (in fact, still unfinished) architecture of Antonio Gaudí’s … Continue reading

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Siena Duomo, Tuscany

Small wonder the historic centre of Siena in Tuscany is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And at its heart, in more ways than one, is the Duomo… Siena’s noble and iconic cathedral. The current building was begun in 1136, on … Continue reading

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The Pitons UNESCO World Heritage Site, St. Lucia

Together, the Pitons of St. Lucia are one of the most recognisable sights in the whole Caribbean. Gros Piton, the larger of the two, is 2530 feet high, while Petit Piton is a smidge shorter, at 2438 feet. The Pitons … Continue reading

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