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New Zealand: The Kamchatka Challenger. Introduction.


Towards the back end of last year, a group of like-minded souls – yours truly included – suddenly decided to drop everything – well, most things – and carefully study the country that calls itself New Zealand. But why? And who are these like-minded souls? These questions, and others, will be answered real soon…

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Morocco: +1.


So here I am in Morocco – in the city of Marrakesh (sometimes referred to as Marrakech, but never Marakesh/Marakech!). We had our annual European Partners’ Conference here. The conference great – dynamic, fun, useful, interesting and entertaining. And an F1 replica racing car was present for the occasion. But that’s all you’re getting re the business bit of the trip. Now for the cultural bit…

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The Grand Canyon State – Continued.


Northern Arizona is famous for its astounding landscapes. In a relatively small area that can be covered in a car in just two or three hours, there are three unique red rock formations …

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Kamchatka-2012, Day 0.


Howdy all, from the village of Paratunka! Here we’re at a small hotel that has warm water springs in its grounds that flow into natural swimming pools. All ecological, none of that horrid chlorine, and great fun! Paratunka is near the end tip of Kamchatka, in the far-far-far-east of Russia. The hotel was nothing special, […]

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A Very Old City.


Jerusalem, the Living City, is older than almost all others that have survived to the present day, older even than Rome, and a couple of millennia older than some of the world’s oldest cities. Only a few others can boast of such a history… the likes of Jericho, Babylon and Yerevan, for instance. But it’s surely true to say that Jerusalem is the oldest among the “big ticket” world cities, and as such it’s one of those places you have to explore at least once in this life …

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