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Thursday, September 20, 2018

AVIATION PIONEERS OF THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN PART TWO: JOSE DORMOY

By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb Much has been written about Jose Dormoy through the years. But no matter how often one reads about this legendary pioneer, his...

Obeah On Sunday Island: Fact Or Superstition

A TRUE STORY BASED UPON PERSONAL EXPERIENCE By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb ROSEAU, DOMINICA: Known as the Nature Island, Dominica is indeed a special destination for any visitor,...

Where Christmas Is Celebrated In An Unusual Place: Under The Ground

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK/TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie-Lamb POSTOJNA, SLOVENIA: Once part of the former Yugoslavia, yet largely spared from the horrors of the Balkan wars of...

Travel: Sherlock Holmes – Death by stroke of a pen, resurrection...

  Travel: Sherlock Holmes - Death by stroke of a pen, resurrection by public demand By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb MEIRINGEN, Switzerland - Ask practically anyone if he or she...

WHERE JUSTICE IS DISPENSED IN AN UNUSUAL WAY: BITE BY BITE.

TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie Lamb About ten years ago, I decided to make a motorcycle trip from Southern California to Guatemala. With just over...

Fond Memories Of A Syria Which Is No More

By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb Open almost any newspaper these days, or turn on the TV, and there you see it-images of endless lines of desperate refugees...

ST. Helena Island, South Atlantic Ocean – History Preserved Through Isolation

Travel by Eric Mackenzie-Lamb As you grasp the ship's handrail with one hand to steady yourself against the buffeting Atlantic swells, while at the same...

The World’s Longest Railway Tunnel

By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb AMSTEG, SWISS ALPS: The sound of cowbells, the bleating of sheep. The gentle whistling of wind as it flows down from spectacular...

My Two-Wheeled Pilgrimage To The Holy Land

By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb AMMAN, JORDAN: In our previous article, I described my unforgettable visit to the archaeological site of Palmyra in the Syrian desert-a hidden...

A Taste Of The End Of The World

Travel by-ERIC MACKENZIE-LAMB USHUAIA, TIERRA DEL FUEGO, ARGENTINA: Look at any map, and you'll see that this small city (population: about 58,000) is indeed the...

Sun Country begins flights to St. Kitts

Basseterre, St. Kitts -- Sun Country Airlines out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, will begin regular scheduled non-stop flights into the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw (RLB) International...

THE JERUSALEM OF EUROPE: Even From Ashes, Flowers Can Grow –...

TRAVEL: By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb SARAJEVO, REPUBLIC OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: One of the first questions that most people ask me, whenever I mention this fascinating and,...

Antananarivo, Madagascar

Travel Eric Mackenzie-Lamb For this writer, one of the greatest rewards of off-beat travel is to discover that, no matter what those guide books or the...

Have Bicycle Will Travel,[Maybe Indefinitely]

Eric Mackenzie-Lamb TANGIER, MOROCCO: Yes, there are cyclists. And then there are adventurers who just happen to be cyclists. Meet Christopher Young. He definitely falls into...

Colombo Sri Lanka

By Eric Lamb COLOMBO, SRI LANKA:  The more one travels, the more lessons about this fascinating world we live in are there to be learned-...

Britain’s Viking Heritage

TRAVEL/ ERIC MACKENZIE LAMB LERWICK, SHETLAND ISLANDS: in my previous articles, we learned about some of the southern hemisphere's most isolated human settlements, like St....

A Finger Of Spain In Africa

by Eric Lamb MELILLA, SPANISH MOROCCO: It was just after eight in the morning when I finally switched off the motorcycle's engine and decided to...

Swiss Alpine Community Names Road After James Bond

TRAVEL/ Eric Mackenzie-Lamb ANDERMATT, SWITZERLAND: This once sleepy village of about 1300 inhabitants, known for its cheese fondue, rustic wooden buildings, cowbells, and cobble-stoned streets,...

Another Georgia On My Mind

By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb TBILISI, REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA:  No, Ray Charles never visited here.  But, if he had, he'd probably have found plenty of musical inspiration. A...

Another Georgia On My Mind

By Eric Mackenzie-Lamb TBILISI, REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA: No, Ray Charles never visited here. But, if he had, he'd probably have found plenty of musical inspiration. A...

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