Posts tagged with ‘Adventure’

  • May082014
    Paul Gauguin self portrait

    The death of Paul Gauguin – 8 May 1903

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    “In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of ‘revolutionary’; and it is…

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  • Feb192014

    Birding in The Gambia

    170 different species in just 10 days! Last week, just as the birds fly south to escape the British winter,…

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  • Dec022013

    The death of Hernán Cortés – 2 December 1547

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    “He came dancing across the water with his galleons and guns, Looking for the new world in that palace in…

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  • Sep302013
    Acapulco teapot

    Magic portal teapot

    A visit to the Santiago house of poet Pablo Neruda. Known as the Chilean ‘Shakespeare’ and revered as that nation’s…

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  • Mar292012

    The death of Captain Robert Falcon Scott – 29 March 1912

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    In the 1960s space was the final frontier. But just 50 years earlier, the final frontier was the South Pole.…

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  • Oct122010
    Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu magic

    A lifetime’s ambition is finally achieved with a visit to the ‘lost city of the Incas’, Machu Picchu, Peru.

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  • Oct092010
    Scarlet macaws

    The birds of Peru – jungle

    After watching the birds of the coast and mountains of Peru we flew east to Puerto Maldonado, a frontier town…

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  • Sep242010

    In praise of Peruvian mammals

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    Our trip to Peru earlier this month was punctuated with sightings of all kinds of wildlife: birds, insects, lizards; and…

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  • Mar252010

    Crossing the equator

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    The equator is an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface equidistant from the north and south poles. Last month I…

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  • Apr012009
    New Zealand landscape

    New Zealand landscape

    New Zealand has two outstanding advantages. Firstly, it has a tiny population, only four million, a quarter of which live…

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