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The Ballestas Islands – Peru’s Galapagos

Often billed as Peru’s answer to Ecuador’s Galapagos, the Ballestas Islands are a little easier to get to (assuming you’re already in Peru of course). From the small town of Paracas, a boat ride of about 20 minutes takes visitors … 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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