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October 2016

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Australia Revisited

Earlier this year, we featured Wivelscombe Swimming Club who purchased a map of Australia, with the intention of swimming the equivalent of the length of the East Coast Today I have heard they have swam the length of the coast from Northern Australia to the Gold Coast, some 3,300 miles – What an achievement. Next they are planning to swim the equivalent of the Pacific!

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5 unforgettable moments in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port — I Love Walking In France

Recently joining the ranks of France’s most beautiful villages, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a delightful note on which to end a long-distance walk. I’ve enjoyed many unforgettable moments here—these are a few of my favourites (Before you arrive, download a map from The Tourist Office website—available in French, English and Spanish—with several places of interest marked.) Two… via 5 unforgettable moments in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port — I Love Walking In France

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Islands of Malta & Gozo – A Video Album — Journey Around The Globe

Just finished making this video on our trip to the Islands of Malta & Gozo few years ago, hope it will inspire you to visit these islands by the Central Mediterranean. Islands of Malta and Gozo – Thru My Lens If you are planning to visit Malta, Gozo, & Comino, please check out these 2 following links […] via Islands of Malta & Gozo – A Video Album — Journey Around The Globe

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Islands that Changed the World: Ternate & Tidore — What an Amazing World!

Chapter 4, Part 4 As the Age of Discovery began in the 15th century, Portugal and Castille (Spain) sent a large number of maritime missions to seek direct sea route from Europe to India and the fabled Spice Islands, as well as to discover lands previously unheard to the Europeans. With the Atlantic Ocean at […] via Islands that Changed the World: Ternate & Tidore — What an Amazing World!

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Tube Chat?

For a huge city, London is quite a friendly place. We didn’t even make the list of the most unfriendly cities of 2016 and Londoners are many things but they don’t have a reputation as being eternally grumpy like Paris or Moscow or entirely lacking in concepts of personal space and good manners like others. […] via Talking on the Tube… has the whole world gone mad? — Stephen Liddell