Category Archives: The World

Crossing The Equator Off Ecuador

The Equator is one of the World’s universal boundaries, and one of the few that doesn’t have any kind of baggage attached. The first time I crossed the Equator with Rich and Sue was on our flight down to South … Continue reading

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The Very Large Array (VLA), New Mexico

There are so many amazing things to see here on Earth, whether natural or constructed, old or new. I always joke it will currently take me at least 7½ lifetimes to see and do everything on my Bucket List, and … Continue reading

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Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico: Doorway to the Universe

One of my must-see places when I visited Puerto Rico was the jaw-dropping Arecibo Observatory, the largest single-dish radio telescope in the World. A staggering 1000 feet in diameter, the enormous dish of the telescope is quite literally built into … Continue reading

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Aconcagua, Roof of the Americas

In August 2007, I saw Denali (aka Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America. In March of this year, I topped that (pun intended!) when I laid eyes on Aconcagua. Standing a mighty 22,837 feet (6961 metres) tall, Aconcagua … Continue reading

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Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

The Berlin Wall was once one of the world’s foremost representations of oppression and segregation. From the moment construction began in 1961, it embodied the division of Germany, Europe and the world, literally and symbolically. The final version of the … Continue reading

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The Red Bull Air Race

As you may know, I love planes. And I also love motor racing. So what could be better than an aeroplane race? Not much, in my book! The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is a series of races the … Continue reading

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Brad’s Got It Covered!

Despite spending the last few days running around Puerto Rico, when I saw the photo themes from Pete (of The Daily Post) and Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) were respectively Cover Art and Numbers, I knew I had to find … Continue reading

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