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Silenced #midnighthaiku

Wide horizons missed Human stories left untold Silenced by lockdown *

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Ani’s Advent 2020!- Mary Smith tells of Christmas in Karachi…

Dear Santa, We all make friends, in lots of different ways. Some of us make loads of friends… and others just a few really good ones. You know lots of people… two legs and four… and probably know more than … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Dot (and Darlene Foster) on The Year of the Pandemic

Dear Santa, I have my friend from Spain over today. We haven’t actually met, but then, she lives a long way away and although the two-legses usually get to gallivant all over the place, they don’t seem to like it … Continue reading

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Guadalest in the Mountains ~ Darlene Foster

Reblogged from Darlene Foster’s Blog: A favourite place to visit near us is the historic village of Guadalest located on a pinnacle of rock with spectacular views all around. It requires driving a twisty, narrow road that winds up into … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Otherworld? ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey : Earlier this summer, I went to Croatia for a vacation. Vir, to be precise. Nearby, we discovered the little town of Nin and also a strange little church on hill … Continue reading

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Barb Taub: Jaipur Part 3: Goodbyes—13000 suicides, a radical princess, and a towel bunny #travel #India #humor

Reblogged from Barb Taub: The hotel’s website said Chittorgarh Fort was only an hour away. As the crow flies. But no crows were on duty in Rajasthan that day, and Google denied there were any roads at all between ancient … Continue reading

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Mary Smith: AfghanistanAdventures#58 ~ Skulduggery and spies

Continue reading at Mary Smith’s Place: Nothing to do with Jaghoray – this is Jawad, one time driver, now programme co-ordinator, taken between Lal and Waras on a recent tour Hussain had sent messages from Jaghoray, warning us against going … Continue reading

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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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