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Lima, Peru, Saturday, February 17, 2019

Today I took a tour to two of Lima’s oracle centres. We began with a visit to the Huaca Pucllana — an archeological site that was active between the 5th and the 8th centuries AD. It was built by the … Continue reading

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Lima, Peru, Saturday, February 16, 2019

From the port we traveled to the world renowned Gold Museum, privately owned by Mujica Gallo. He has collected fabulous gold objects and precious stones that date back to ancient times. Here we could see and photograph the kind of … Continue reading

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Manta, Ecuador, Wednesday February 13, 2019

Manta is just under one degree South of the equator which we crossed some time last night. The city has existed since pre Columbian times and has been the largest seaport in Ecuador for centuries. Just outside the city lie … Continue reading

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Huatulco, Mexico Thursday, February 7, 2019

Today we arrived at the quiet resort town of Huatulco. Constructed since 1985, the entire area is beautifully landscaped and wins awards for ecological sustainability. All of the water is treated before being released into the ocean, power is obtained … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Lights

Some pictures of lights on the harbour.

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Today was cool but sunny for a scenic tour of part of PEI. We travelled through countryside which for the most part consists of farms, mostly potato farms. Potatoes, lobster and other fish and tourism are the mainstays of the … Continue reading

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Sydney, Nova Scotia and the Fortress of Louisbourg

The Fortress of Louisbourg was the largest fortified town outside of Europe when built in the early 18th c. Louisbourg was once a thriving seaport, the third busiest harbour in North America and one of France’s key centres of trade … Continue reading

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