Tiny Treasures at Isalo
Multi-hued caterpillar, a few centimeters long

Tiny Treasures at Isalo

"To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour." - William Blake Visitors come to Isalo…

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Rough riding
Rutted RNN 5a

Rough riding

We've been on some very rough roads by car, but the one we took in the north of Madagascar was as bad as they get. India's Himalayan routes are frequently blocked with avalanches, or at…

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Marojejy and its spirits
White, or silky lemur, at his work

Marojejy and its spirits

Marojejy is one of the most impressive national parks in Madagascar, with 55,000 hectares of primary rainforest, green mountains, spectacular views and twisting trails mounting over roots and rocks. It is one of six parks…

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Staying Alive on Death Road
No wrong turns allowed, Death Road

Staying Alive on Death Road

https://youtu.be/IlNvtIfkSek On the bus's speakers boomed Highway to Hell. So we knew we were at the top of 65 kilometer long Death Road - carved into the sides of the steeply sloped Yungas mountains and…

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Tallinn – the Jewel of Estonia
At the guild halls, Tallinn

Tallinn – the Jewel of Estonia

During our six month stay in the Baltic countries, we found charms aplenty.  But the three capitals of these countries are the jewels in the northern European crown. Though beset with war and destruction for…

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Rites of Man and God in Amritsar
The holy water of the moat around the Golden Temple

Rites of Man and God in Amritsar

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There are three principal sites tourists visit in Amritsar. Though related only in geography, all three are distinguished by notable incidents of violence in the past, while perhaps also sharing the hope for peace. One…

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