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Saturday, August 8, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Process in place for persons wishing to travel out of Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Travelers who plan to travel overseas from Nevis must obtain a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test before they can apply...

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....

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...

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-...

Outbound air passengers need authorities approval to travel

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Outbound air passengers seeking permission to travel are encouraged to contact the relevant authorities in St. Kitts and Nevis as...

THE CITY OF FOUR THOUSAND TEMPLES     TRAVEL: by ERIC MACKENZIE...

THE CITY OF FOUR THOUSAND TEMPLES TRAVEL: by ERIC MACKENZIE LAMB Image by the author.   BAGAN, MYANMAR: Looking back at the many unusual destinations which I’ve had...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Black Rocks decks designed with wheelchair ramps for mobility-challenged

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The construction of the Black Rocks Viewing Decks in St. Kitts offers spectacular views of the jagged cliffs, lava coloured...

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...

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,...

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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