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America’s Stonehenge – Unexpected Wonder or Mischievous Hoax?

I can happily spend hours poring over maps, looking for places to visit, especially when planning a trip. Sometimes the results can be quite unexpected. A few years ago, we went down to Connecticut to visit some friends, and decided … Continue reading

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Great Tew – Britain’s Prettiest Village?

Imagine the perfect British village… A small collection of tiny cottages made of golden sandstone with stone or thatched roofs surrounding a village green. A little schoolhouse of stone with a bell on the roof. An ancient inn covered in … Continue reading

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England’s White Horses

Earlier today, I was honoured to discover that Cee has picked me as one of her Featured Bloggers for the Fun Foto Challenge this week, following my post Alaska Orca from last time! Imagine my surprise and joy. Thanks, Cee! … 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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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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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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