Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe- Walking with lions!

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Rate our ReviewsHe was only about six feet away from me, the young lion.  He appeared disinterested in us, to my relief, and his sister was even more so.  She lay in the tall grass a little further away, with her back turned.  “Who wants to go first?”  Our guide asked.  I froze.  I wasn’t […]

La Punta Callao Peru: A Beach Town with a Lot of Nostalgia. 

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Rate our ReviewsLa Punta Callao Peru…..Leaving the Fortress of Real Felipe and walking along Jorge Chávez Ave., my feet went towards La Punta.  On the way and a few meters from the Fortress is the Submarine Museum Abtao, the submarine of the Peruvian Navy that was saved from the junkyard after being discharged with 48 years of service […]

Lima, Peru – Water Everywhere!

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Rate our ReviewsPerhaps the saddest feature of Lima, Peru is a common belief that it offers little to entice the traveller. Actually, nothing could be farther from the truth! The general belief is that it is just a jump point to Cusco and Machu Picchu. It is a shame that all of Peru is overpowered […]

Chengdu, China- Happy & a Giant Panda

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Rate our ReviewsThe prospect of stepping into mainland China filled me with dread. The memory of puking outside the gates of the Forbidden Palace suddenly filled my mind; the outcome of either consuming the ‘weird but not so wonderful’, or the roller coaster ‘dive-in-dive-out’ driving, commonplace in China. Let’s not forget the vile, retch-worthy hole-in-the-ground-loos, […]

Bat Oman: The Bats and the Bees A Galaxy of Cool Things

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Rate our ReviewsBat Oman…..At the end of the day, Oman is basically a galaxy of cool things to explore.  We were far from exhausting possibilities, but time was slipping away as we meandered towards Ibri for our final night’s lodging in the country.  The journey had begun by flying to Dubai and rendezvousing with a buddy living […]