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Mykines, Faroe Islands

Puffin © Tracey Benson 2016

Yesterday we caught the ferry from Sørvágur on Vágar to Mykines – the most westerly island in the Faroes. Mykines is a beautiful place, famous for its Puffin population and beautiful cottages with grass roofs. The other thing Mykines is

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Kirkjubøur, Faroe Islands

The Magnus Cathedral in 1839

Yesterday the TCP crew went on a bit of an adventure to Kirkjubøur, a historic village located on the southern point of Streymoy Island. Kirkjubøur village is considered the Faroes most important historical site and has a number of ruins

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Scandinavian adventures have begun!

Well here we are in Denmark! This trip has been a very long time in the planning and we are really excited to finally be here. After what seemed like the mother of all long hauls, we landed in Copenhagen

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Why India is Not Expensive For Tourists

By Rohit Agarwal Visitors have been visiting India for thousands of years. They have left a variety of comments on their observations. Some reported on the advanced level of civilization. Some reported on the wealth and majesty of the ancient

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Quick Guide to Travel Photography

By Garry Benson Edited by Tracey Benson Travel photography is a creative adventure. Away from home, you have the opportunity to record the unfamiliar with a fresh eye. This can be as true of a regular family holiday as of

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The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 6

Titiz and Elis

The 2009 Ride – The Final Chapter Contributed by Gerald Maclean We camped in the open. We were always happy to wake up in the morning. And we were always eager and more or less ready to get going. Some

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Thanks Tripadvisor – in the top 2 percent!

Just got this email from Tripadvisor and couldn’t resist sharing 🙂 I was pretty excited to be in the top 2 percent of Canberra reviewers! You can read all of my reviews on my contributions page

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