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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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

Much War And Little Peace: Estonia’s Long Road To Find An...

Travel Story by Eric-Mackenzie Lamb TALLINN, ESTONIA: Beyond a doubt, there are few places in today's world where history has imposed so many dark and...

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...

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