In Mesoamerica: Retracing glories of Mayan culture

In Mesoamerica: Retracing glories of Mayan culture

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Leaving Mexico City and its hillsides covered thick with humble dwellings of the poor, we drove through the remarkable southern and northern Sierras, furrowed with⋅⋅⋅
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Gliding through Mexico

An early morning Greyhound bus brought us to San Ysidro on the US side of the Mexican border. Transferring into another shuttle we crossed into⋅⋅⋅
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Footloose, along the West coast…

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In spite of all the delays and the fog, our ferry docked at Bellingham, Washington State, an hour earlier than scheduled. Terence Finan, my friend⋅⋅⋅
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The Little Mermaid: 100 years of fairytale splendour

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SHE has turned 100, and looks as young. And unlike you and me, she has no qualms about her age being revealed. After all, she⋅⋅⋅
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Homer: Deeper into Alaska

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Homer, on Cook Inlet of the Gulf of Alaska, is known for its Spit – a five-mile road stretching into the waters. A row of⋅⋅⋅
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Arctic Circle Route: Along the Roof of the World

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We were well on our way now… We hit the Dalton Highway on September 3. It had rained, and the 662 km track mostly gravel,⋅⋅⋅
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Tipping the northern edge of North America: Within the Arctic Circle

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We were at the Fairbanks Airport, waiting for the fog to lift. For four hours we waited in the NATC shack in a corner; meanwhile⋅⋅⋅
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Travel Tales: A journey from North Pole to South Pole

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“What brings the two of you to US?” asked the immigration officer at Seattle Airport. It was the first step in a long series of⋅⋅⋅
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Downturn or upturn, never say no to luxury travel

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SYDNEY: Impresarios of luxury and high style have an uncanny talent for beating the recession blues. Unfazed by the festering global downturn, Sydney hosted an⋅⋅⋅
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In Poland, listening to whispers of history

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During my trip to Poland, I did not get to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp, that of the World War II notoriety. I wished I⋅⋅⋅
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