My Favourite Ancient Sites of the World

Howdy all, I thought I’d mix it up and do something a little different today. I’ve still a couple of posts about my favourite cities to share with you, but for now I thought I would do something different and look at some ancient sites around the world. There are some incredible ancient places I’ve …

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My Favourite Cities in… South America!

Yes, the favourite cities roller coaster continues as another sun sets on the weekend. And this time it’s back over to the Americas and moving southwards to South America. I’ve only been there once, that was back in 2016 now which as 2020 splutters along is starting to look further and further back in time. …

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Border Crossings – the Bad

Last week I wrote about some of the better border crossings I’ve experienced. Today I’m going to talk about the less good experiences. So, I need to start with a caveat – I’ve never really been stuck with a really bad border crossing. What would that be? Well, probably one where I didn’t even get …

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Lima – Through My Lens

I probably wasn't going to do a 'Through My Lens' on Lima. From memory, that of a year ago, it didn't stand out as one of the most amazing places I'd visited visually. But then I looked through the photos I took and I thought 'gees there's such contrasts, interesting buildings, architecture, and more'. So …

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Sunday Spotlight – Arequipa (Peru)

You might say that Arequipa is the perfect subject for ‘Sunday Spotlight’. It’s a pretty little town, not a big city, and it’s not the most well-known destination in South America, but it’s a rewarding place to stop. I thought it was a very worthwhile stop in Peru, much more pleasant than Lima, and although …

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