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April 2016

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Nevis

The island of Nevis is one of the least well-known islands of the Caribbean. It certainly isn’t the most populated, with a population that currently stands at around twelve thousand. However, what it does have is an unspoilt beauty as far as the eye can see. It is known for it’s sandy beaches and fabulous […] via Could You Enjoy The Simple Life In Nevis? — Journey Around The Globe

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A “guerilla statue” of conscientious objector Archie Baxter, erected in Frank Kitts Park by Peace Action Wellington, stands out against a beautiful calm Wellington evening sky during the evening commute home. A contribution to Sylvain’s photo challenge with the theme of incongruous via SL-WEEK 41: Incongruous — Middleton Road

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Maps, charts and Game of Thrones!

With Game of Thrones just around the corner for many and hopefully my year long belief that Jon Snow is not permanently dead about to be proven right, I thought that I would do a special post full of entertaining and informative infographics for all fans of this epic tale. I hope you enjoy it […] via Every Game of Thrones Infographic You Could Ever Need — Stephen Liddell

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Setting off at midnight from home to Heathrow, a flight to Lisbon and then flight from Lisbon, having been about to take off and then having our take off aborted due to a technical fault and then changing planes, I found myself, 26 hours after I set off, in São Miguel, the largest island in […] via On My Travels in Search of a Photograph.. — Cornwall Photographic

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High Halstow, Kent

Taken by Bren Ryan This photograph was taken by St Margaret’s Church in High Halstow, near Rochester, Kent and composed of 6 photos at different exposures. I then merged them in Photomatix and added an autumn tone to the picture, by using a preset in Photomatix and once the photograph was re-imported back to Lightroom… via Country roads… take me home — RyanPhotography

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GR34

Although the path here at Le Loc’h is only four or five metres above the beach, there were many sections along the coast where the track followed the edge of the cliff quite closely. I never felt in any danger of falling, but if you don’t have a head for heights, this may not be… via Walking along the GR34 – Le Loc’h — I Love Walking In France

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Brandenburg Gate, Potsdam. via Brandenburg Sunset — marta’s adventures in the big city

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Sea and Sky

Sometimes, all you need is some vitamin SEA!A few months ago, our friends invited us to their wedding. A wedding on a tiny little beach in Pupuya (a 3hr bus from Santiago). A place that many people haven’t heard of, and a place that really was spectacular. Then a few weeks later, two of our […] via Vitamin SEA in Pupuya — WhatAWonderfulWorld

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New Zealand

I’m back! And that means it’s time to bore you all with tales from my New Zealand trip. Sorry, not sorry😉 We landed at Auckland airport at around 11 a.m. on 20th March, but by the time we’d got through passport control, collected our bags, done the security thing and my cousin, who had come […] via Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand — Confuzzledom

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Good luck to all Marathon runners!

Bournemouth Marathon 2016 fundraising While the A-Z team are running the Bournemouth Marathon to challenge ourselves and to get fit, we are also choosing to support 3 very worthy charities where the money raised actually helps to save and improve the quality of lives. Geographers’ A-Z Map Company Ltd have had close links to London’s… via Bournemouth Marathon 2016 fundraising — A-Z Maps blog