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Monday, July 13, 2020

SAILING INTO ANCIENT HISTORY: A VOYAGE ALONG THE NILE RIVER

  TRAVEL: BY ERIC MACKENZIE LAMB (Unless otherwise noted, all images by the author) Nowhere is the expression water is the essence of life more apt than...

To the Top of the World & Back, an Arctic Adventure

  TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie Lamb   For those of us from the Caribbean, it’s nothing new to hear visitors enthusiastically tell us how lucky we are to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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