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The city where you don’t want to commute if you suffer...

Travel: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb (All images by the Author) You may not know this, but Bolivia’s administrative capital, La Paz, has the highest international airport...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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-...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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