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Street Art in the British Virgin Islands

Up, up, up they go, swirl and curl around and then down, down, down, plummeting […]

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ICJ in shadows The Hague

I’ll See You In The Hague

A city with the charm of Frankfurt, the friendliness of Paris and the culture of […]

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The Greatest Memorial to Love: Driving the Great Ocean Road

This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. I was lost, it was wet and […]

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Ugly Is In The Eye of the Beholder

I like trains, I really do. Given the right conditions, I love train travel. But, […]

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Tea in China

Facing the Dragon: China Now And Then

Climbing the Dragon’s Spine, China It curved and clawed away from me as I stared […]

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Can You Tell What It Is Yet? A Crucial Animal Quiz in Australia

G’day readers. I’m in Australia, and after a couple of super city slick days in […]

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Why Colour Still Matters in Cape Town

When it comes to colour in South Africa, perhaps there’s no better place to start […]

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South African Lion 900

After South Africa

Dust in red still stains my shoes And drumbeats soothe my sleepless senses I am […]

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Apartheid Memorial in Liliesleaf, where Mandela once lived & was betrayed

On The Road… Apartheid Memorial in Liliesleaf, where Mandela once lived & was betrayed Zoom…These […]

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Napoleon’s Last Stand on French Soil

Napoleon is remembered for a great many things. Conquering most of Europe, for example. Overthrowing […]

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Nuremberg rally ground today

The Girl Who Sat Where Hitler Stood

Spoiler. I’m not that girl. I’m the one behind the camera. Right now, I’m in […]

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Nagasaki at night

“There Was A Large Light” – A Nagasaki Survivor Speaks

There was a large light. I fell. And then no-one came to rescue us. Nagasaki, […]

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Oh Egypt

Cairo I knew that change was coming; I never dreamed it would be this bad. […]

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Children in Burma or Myanmar

In Burma, Everything’s Golden

Is it Burma or Myanmar? I arrived under cover of darkness. Deep, night, darkness. I […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane: The Vatican

The lane is full of memories, the lane, this lane in the most holy of […]

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Wise Words in the Passport Office

Conversation in the passport processing centre… Passport lady: which photo do you want me to […]

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Doorways into Egypt

Egypt: One of History’s Greatest Jigsaw Puzzles

Aswan For over two thousand years people have stood where I’m standing now. And yet […]

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A motorbike zooms past in Hanoi

The Legend of the Lake, Hanoi

Around the corner is the Old Quarter. Around the corner is the vision of Hanoi […]

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How Lyon’s Secrets Defeated the Nazis

The Cour des Loges Hotel Review As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need […]

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First Impressions of Burma / Myanmar

It was just before midnight. Our slow procession blinked past the checkpoint, wisps of hair […]

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