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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...

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...

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

By Eric Mackenzie-LambWhere the expression I'd love to have you over for dinner may not be what you think. With an area of 178,700...

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...

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...

Cold Wind In The Land Of Fire

Travel by Eric Lamb TIERRA DEL FUEGO, ARGENTINA: In my last article, I wrote about the world's southernmost city, Ushuaia, and how it had become...

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...

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...

THE SAND BAR THAT ALMOST SPARKED A WAR

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb About fifteen years ago, I was piloting one of our aircraft from Puerto Rico to Trinidad after a routine maintenance inspection....

A World of its own: The Canadian High Arctic

by Eric Mackenzie Lamb (This article was sent via satellite from 73.15 degrees North latitude). Having made three previous visits to Antarctica,  I have to admit...

AVIATION PIONEERS OF THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb *With special thanks to Mr Gerard Casius, Mr Louis Richardson, Mr Bruno Magras, and to many others for their willingness...

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-...

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...

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,...

A Voyage To The Last Continent: Breaking The Ice In Antartica

By Antonio Mackenzie-Lamb, Guest Columnist PORT LOCKROY, BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY: There are few places left in the world where you can still experience a true...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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