Monthly Archives: June 2015

St. Kitts: Gibraltar of the West Indies

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The fortifications of the Citadel of Brimstone Hill sprawl over 40 acres on the slopes of a mountain 800 feet above the sea. Known … Continue reading

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South Africa: On the trail of Vines and Wines

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We visit Cape Town, South Africa, to unearth the world-class wines that are being created in the vineyards of the region’s fertile valleys. For … Continue reading

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Australia: On the Wild Side

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Australia boasts several United Nations World Heritage sites, more than 500 parks and 2700 conservation areas. In this roundup of the country’s wild life, … Continue reading

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Israel: The Land where Time began

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We travel through 2000 years of history in Israel – the Land where Time began. Our journey starts in Caesarea, the port city built … Continue reading

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Israel: In the Footsteps of Jesus

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Was Jesus buried at the place of the Holy Sepulchre or the Garden Tomb? 2000 years after his death it is still a hotly … Continue reading

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Israel: The Baha’i World Centre

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The Baha’i World Centre in Haifa, Israel, is the spiritual and administrative centre built primarily for the pilgrims who travel here from all around … Continue reading

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The posthumous travels of Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus may have been a great explorer in life, but he continued to travel long after his death. Initially buried in Spain his … Continue reading

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Hotels with History: Germany – Hirschgasse, Heidelberg

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In this, the first of ‘Hotels with History’, we feature the Hirschgasse located off the Philosopher’s Way in Heidelberg, Germany. It’s been an inn, … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic: Amber – Gem or Jurassic link

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Author Michael Crichton based his original Jurassic Park novel on the premise that DNA was obtained from Dinosaur blood in a fossilized mosquito. Given … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo –– Birth of equality

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Founded in 1496, Santo Domingo is the main port and capital of the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic. It is the oldest continuous … Continue reading

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