Category Archives: Environment

Carn Euny Ancient Village, Cornwall

Walking around the well-preserved remains of Carn Euny Ancient Village in Cornwall, it’s amazing to think it was home to ancient Britons for around 900 years, from the start of the early Iron Age (about 500BC) to the end of … Continue reading

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The Coastal Classic Train, Alaska

During my first visit to Alaska, way back in 2007, we’d planned to travel by train from Seward to Anchorage. If we had, there’s a good chance it would have made it’s way into the upcoming book about my Alaskan … Continue reading

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Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm, Maui

The Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm is located in Maui’s Upcountry region, on the lower slopes of the Haleakala volcano.  At an elevation of about 4000 feet, the climate is pleasantly ideal for growing lavender. There are around 55,000 lavender plants … Continue reading

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The Icefields Parkway of Canada’s Rocky Mountains

Canada’s Icefields Parkway runs 144 miles through the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. At its southern end is the picturesque Lake Louise while its northern tip is marked by the idyllic town of Jasper (no prizes for guessing why I’m particularly … Continue reading

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Iconic Monument Valley Highway

Some photographs are worth a thousand words. Here the classic lines of Highway 163 in Utah converge at the breathtaking Monument Valley. Expand the minds of you and your children by travelling the World with Jaspa’s Journey adventure novels! The … Continue reading

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Going Gently Bananas in the Caribbean

What could be more Free and Easy than chilling in the shade of a Caribbean banana plant? And thankfully, there’s lots of them to choose from, on every island you visit. Of course, the reason for bananas being so Prolific … Continue reading

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Wildlife Spotting At Custer State Park, South Dakota

What makes me smile, makes me happy? Hmmm… Well, the first thing that jumps to mind is animals. Like all the critters we saw at Custer State Park in South Dakota. Custer was South Dakota’s first state park and remains … Continue reading

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