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Jaipur Part 2: Do not touch arms #travel #India #humor ~ Barb Taub

Reblogged from Barb Taub: NOTE: this is STILL the same day described in Part 1 here. (image credit: all photos unless otherwise noted are ©Janine Smith & Jayalakshmy Ayyer) We’d seen Jaigarh Fort looming above us as we explored Amber … Continue reading

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Houska Castle and the Gate to Hell? ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: Most people love a creepy story especially if it comes wrapped in mystery and features castles, strange creatures and strange stories. Houska Castle in the Czech Republic has been quite the … Continue reading

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AfghanAdventures#56 – caught in a bombing raid ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from MarySmith’sPlace: To de-stress after completing Arif’s accounts we went shopping in Tezak bazaar, where I’d spent the first night on the road, when travelling north with Khudadad almost six months ago. The teahouse gossip concerned a recent bombing … Continue reading

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The Velehrad Dragons – Part Two ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: If you read my blog about the earth energies at Velehrad inside the Basilica there and then our discovery of the two dragons overhead of that earth energy then you may … Continue reading

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The Dragons of Velehrad ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from the Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: Velehrad is a small village with a significant past and is the center of an important pilgrimage in the Czech Republic. It is thought of as the 9th Century capital of … Continue reading

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The Old Men of Hoy ~ Steve Tanham

I remember the ferry poster. May 2018 and we were on our way to Orkney for the first time. Four of us had travelled by ScotRail up from Glasgow to Thurso, a few miles west of John O’ Groats, the … Continue reading

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Going West: Wild Things

As we walked towards Carn Llidi, we were surprised to see a little herd of Welsh ponies grazing on the hillside. These hardy and resilient ponies still live a semi-feral life here. They are beautiful creatures and very much a … Continue reading

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On hold…

The dog and I watched the dawn come up from the doorstep. We had seen the stars sparkle in the moonlight and watched the mistwraiths dance in the fields as the first pre-dawn light crept over the horizon. It was … Continue reading

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Getaway…

Since the first days of lockdown, I have not had a day off.  Not even weekends. Like so many people, we missed the break we had planned, even though it was a UK trip. The three of us who run … Continue reading

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Reading tea leaves, first snow &chocolate eating mice ~ Mary Smith, AfghanistanAdventures#50

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Lal-sar-Jangal, December 1989 One of the few friends I’d made amongst the women was Aziz’s elderly mother who visited me sometimes to chat over a glass or two of tea. Unlike most of the women, … Continue reading

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