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Silent Sunday: The Bridge of Peace in Tbilisi, Georgia

Underneath the futuristic Bridge of Peace in Tbilisi, Georgia

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Silent Sunday: Finnemarka forest, Norway

Lake Vrangen in Finnemarka forest, Norway

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Wintry Vilnius by Instagram

On a chilly November day last year, I spent a brief twenty-four hours in the Lithuanian capital. Here’s a quick look at wintry Vilnius by Instagram. 1. A night-time shot of the pretty Vilnius Cathedral. (See the photo on Instagram here.) 2. Borscht, a Lithuanian soup. More summery than wintry this cold beet soup, but […]

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What makes us human? Thoughts on prehistoric cave art.

Last summer, I spent time in Bordeaux and the surrounding wine districts with my mum and sister. A highlight in the area was the ancient cave art in the nearby Vézère Valley. There are many excellent caves to visit in the valley. Having studied archaeology, I have a penchant for prehistory, and if you too […]

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Silent Sunday: Vadstena Castle, Sweden

The imposing 16th century Vadstena Castle – Östergötland in Sweden

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4 days exploring World Heritage

If you enjoy visiting sites of outstanding universal value  – UNESCO World Heritage sites, that is – you will know that a few countries dominate the prestigious list by the sheer number of sites. Some would even say that some countries are over-represented, and that the value of some these sites is, well… not particularly outstanding. I’ll not […]

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Silent Sunday: Kick sledge in snow, Norway

Kick sledge in snow – winter in Norway

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