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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....

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...

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...

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 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,...

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...

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...

FROZEN IN TIME IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE HIMALAYAS: THE ULTIMATE...

TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie Lamb Despite its often turbulent history, the subcontinent of India is still one of my favorite places to explore. With its amazing...

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...

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...

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....

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-...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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