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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Grand palace and Wat phra keaw at sunset at Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, a city of contrasts, busy, bustling always vibrant 24 hours every day, but then the people, gentle and polite. Treat yourself to a suit or dress, get measured and the item...

Pembrokeshire, UK

Pembrokeshire, UK

Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets ~ Oscar Wilde Tenby, Pembrokeshire, West Wales Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro) is a county in southwest Wales. The county is home to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the only national park in the United...

Switzerland

Switzerland

Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets ~ Oscar Wilde Looking towards the Jungfrau 13642 ft asl in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland Lauterbrunnen Valley with Staubbach falls tumbling into the valley The Aletsch Glacier as seen from the Jungfraujoch...

Kenya

Kenya

The iconic view of Mount Kilimanjaro (19341 ft asl) in Tanzania from Amboseli a park in southern Kenya. Amboseli park is about 150 miles from Nairobi. The park covers 392 sq.km and forms part of the 3000 sq.km Amboseli ecosystem. Large concentrations of wildlife can...

Eilat, Israel

Eilat, Israel

A road near Eilat passing through the beautiful Negev Desert One of my favourite winter destinations is Eilat in Israel which 60 years ago was a shanty style frontier town, but Eilat has developed rapidly into a major resort with superb diving in the Red Sea, however,...

Fiji, South Pacific

Fiji, South Pacific

Everyone's idea of a South Pacific Island, but choose carefully when you go because those lush forests in the interior receive high annual rainfall, but the rain forests are some of the best preserved on the planet When I was there I found the people delightful,...

Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece

When I first sailed to the Island of Santorini I was mesmerised by the stunning blue sea and the white buildings clinging to the top of a now extinct volcano. The island is one of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the...

Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy

Naples with Mount Vesuvius as the backdrop Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano on mainland Europe and it is one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world. In spite of the threat of eruption now overdue, people still live and in fact build even within the lava...

Travel

Travel

Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets ~ Oscar Wilde Fiji at Sunset Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness - Mark Twain The year 2020 will long be remembered as a disaster for many reasons, not the least of which are the...