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Travel Report: Beijian Bridge, Taishun County.

Beijian Bridge Taishun County. November 2017. Located in Sixi Town, Beijian Bridge is one of Taishun County’s most picturesque spots. Initially camouflaged by a stupendous one thousand year old camphor tree, you’ll need to make your way to the start of the lake’s stepping-stones before the bridge fully reveals itself. Perched eleven meters above water […]

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Travel Report: Burano Island, Italy.

January 2008. The pretty little Italian island of Burano sits in the northern Venetian Lagoon, just a forty-five minute boat ride from the city of Venice. Home to just two thousand residents, Burano is famous throughout Italy for its charming collection of multicoloured houses and lace production. In fact, this tiny little place often pops […]

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Travel Report: Venice.

January 2008. It’s still a bit of a head scratcher for me when I think about how little I’ve seen of Italy. Somehow I never got round to sorting one of my signature, month-long adventures, but rest assured it’s definitely on the list. Equally baffling is that my only visit to the land of Michelangelo […]

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Travel Report: Jaisalmer, India.

March 2004. If the urban sprawl of Jaipur had betrayed us with its misleading Pink City tagline, then we were more than compensated by the extraordinary Golden City of Jaisalmer, quite possibly my favourite post from those distant India travels. And it delivered on that aforementioned goldenness immediately on the first evening as we made […]

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Travel Report: New Delhi.

March 2004. It’s easy to get excited all over again at the mere thought of my arrival in New Delhi over fifteen years ago. I was twenty five years old and at the beginning of my first bout of extended, independent travel. Not that I was actually solo, as I’d agreed to travel with a […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Gibraltar.

March 2017. Even with a solid twenty years of global travel under my belt, I can honestly say that my weekend visit to Gibraltar ranks among one of the weirdest trips of my life. Naturally I was curious to check out this unique overseas territory and sample its Britain-in-the-sun tagline for myself. Even the process of […]

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Travel Report: Chesham, England.

August 2019. The leafy little English market town of Chesham in Buckinghamshire isn’t an exciting place. In fact, one might say it has very little to entice the passing traveler. But while nobody could describe Chesham as the pulsating heart of England, this inconsequential little town was my home between 1994-1996 and will always occupy a special […]

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