Tag Archives: Adventure

The Carmelit Underground (Haifa, Israel)

I’ve been on many underground railways over the years. New York, Stockholm, San Francisco, Paris, St Petersburg, Chicago. The list goes on. My adventures on the London Underground, the famous Tube, even made it into Jaspa’s Journey 2: The Pride … Continue reading

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Upside Down, And Turning Blue

It may come as a surprise to some, but amusement parks are one of my favourite types of place to visit. As I revealed last year in Enough of a Good Thing, I particularly love Cedar Point in Ohio, which … Continue reading

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Alaskan Orca

I can’t believe Rich caught this on camera! An Orca breaching in Resurrection Bay, Alaska, out from Seward. Thanks to Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge of Nature Animals for reminding me of this one. The A to Z Challenge has reached … Continue reading

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Kennecott & McCarthy – Alaskan Ghost Towns

From the moment I first saw a photo of the abandoned copper mill in the mining ghost town of Kennecott, while planning our trip to Alaska, I knew it had to go on my Bucket List. Then I discovered it … Continue reading

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Mexican Underworld

Today being Cinco de Mayo got me thinking of a fantastic trip I made to Mexico’s Mayan Riviera back in 2011. And I especially keep coming back to our underground exploits from that visit! The northern half of Mexico’s Yucatán … Continue reading

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Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear

Unsurprisingly, my trip to Alaska in 2007 was one of the most memorable vacations I’ve ever taken. It really was the adventure of a lifetime. So much so, that the fourth Jaspa’s Journey book (The Hermit of Kennecott) will be … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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