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Monday, September 16, 2019

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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