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Thursday, November 15, 2018

FRENCH RELICS IN BASSETERRE

FRENCH RELICS IN BASSETERRE By D.L. Degazon-Hobson, PhD | October 2018 Each Caribbean island has its special character and history. St Kitts, for example, was occupied...

DARTMOOR: DEATH, DESPAIR, AND HISTORY IN THE MIDST OF NATURE’S BEAUTY.

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb All images by the Author Located in the rolling green hills of southern Devon, Dartmoor National Park is one of Britain’s...

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...

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 LAST REMNANT OF FRANCE IN NORTH AMERICA

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb For those of our readers who are genuinely interested in off-the-beaten-track destinations, there’s some good news. Even in this age...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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-...

St. Kitts receives ‘Commendable Destination Award’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- As part of its achievements in the tourism sector for 2018, St. Kitts received the ‘Highly Commended’ award in the...

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....

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