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Walking in an artist’s footsteps — TRAVEL WORDS


Whilst in Essex and with time to spare between checking out of one place and checking in to another, we decided to visit the quintessential English Dedham Valley on the borders of Essex and Suffolk where Constable drew inspiration for some of his paintings, notably “The Hay Wain“. “The sound of water escaping from Mill […]

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Australia Revisited


Earlier this year, we featured Wivelscombe Swimming Club who purchased a map of Australia, with the intention of swimming the equivalent of the length of the East Coast Today I have heard they have swam the length of the coast from Northern Australia to the Gold Coast, some 3,300 miles – What an achievement.

Next they are planning to swim the equivalent of the Pacific!

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5 unforgettable moments in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port — I Love Walking In France


Recently joining the ranks of France’s most beautiful villages, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a delightful note on which to end a long-distance walk. I’ve enjoyed many unforgettable moments here—these are a few of my favourites (Before you arrive, download a map from The Tourist Office website—available in French, English and Spanish—with several places of interest marked.) Two…

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Islands of Malta & Gozo – A Video Album — Journey Around The Globe


Just finished making this video on our trip to the Islands of Malta & Gozo few years ago, hope it will inspire you to visit these islands by the Central Mediterranean. Islands of Malta and Gozo – Thru My Lens If you are planning to visit Malta, Gozo, & Comino, please check out these 2 following links […]

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Islands that Changed the World: Ternate & Tidore — What an Amazing World!


Chapter 4, Part 4 As the Age of Discovery began in the 15th century, Portugal and Castille (Spain) sent a large number of maritime missions to seek direct sea route from Europe to India and the fabled Spice Islands, as well as to discover lands previously unheard to the Europeans. With the Atlantic Ocean at […]

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