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Britain’s Oldest Road: The Ridgeway

The Ridgeway, often dubbed the Oldest Road in Britain, is a prehistoric track that has been frequented by travellers, merchants, cattle herders and even armies for more than 5000 years. Originally it was a series of routes that extended over … Continue reading

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Devils Tower, Wyoming

Have you ever seen that 1970s movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind? You know, the one where the guy built the mountain out of mashed potatoes, and then out of clay in his living room? Did you ever think … Continue reading

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Venice’s Grand Canal by Vaporetto

The Grand Canal is main waterway in Venice, and as old as the settlement itself. It snakes through the heart of this unique city, its sides lined with buildings that chronicle Venice’s economic and social history. Many of these buildings … Continue reading

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Who Needs Aeroplanes?

What did you do this weekend? I spent Saturday afternoon sailing sedately around Toronto’s Harbour and Islands. Then yesterday, everything went a bit crazy! If you’ve read my first book, The Great Migration, you’ll know I was a little anxious … 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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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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Full STEAM Ahead at the GWR Museum

The Great Western Railway was founded in 1833 and operated for over a hundred years, until Britain nationalised its rail network after World War II. At that point, “God’s Wonderful Railway” became part of British Rail (which was re-privatised in … Continue reading

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