a vlog from registan square, samarkand, uzbekistan

              Any tour of Uzbekistan must include Registan Square, which was for many centuries the heart of Samarkand, and quite an interesting site.  

lake nakuru, kenya: a flamingo-lover’s paradise

Kenya is indeed one of the most spectacular places on earth to see an abundance of wildlife. The Big Five usually get the fanfare:...

mostar and the old bridge in bosnia and herzegovina

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. During a recent trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia, my partner and I decided to spend a day in Mostar, Bosnia and...

the ruins of tikal, guatemala

If you find yourself in the region of Central America closest to Mexico, you have a unique opportunity to see one of the most...

290 years ago today the west discovered easter island

On Easter Sunday in 1722, the European discovery of what is now called "Easter Island" by a Dutch sailing vessel became history. Now under...

the reality of tracking mountain gorillas in the bwindi impenetrable rainforest, uganda

As I mentioned in a prior post, the reality of tracking the critically endangered mountain gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest in southwestern Uganda...

the roman city of volubilis

Located near Meknès between the cities of Fez and Rabat lies an impressive UNESCO-listed site - the Roman city of Volubilis. The city was...

the beauty of montenegro’s durmitor national park

The Durmitor region in the northwest of Montenegro was declared a national park in 1952. The park includes the massif of Durmitor and the...

palmyra, syria, part one: an ancient site under threat

This blog has been in existence for more than four years and during that time I have been able to chronicle my exploration of...

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