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sumidero canyon, cañon de sumidero, chiapas

Cruising Down Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas

Not until I was speeding down a crocodile-infested river between the Sumidero Canyon’s 1km-sized walls did I realise that, actually, I don’t even need to be high up to be scared of, or at the very least perturbed by, great dizzying heights. Normally, when I peer over the edge of anything higher than 10ft it […]

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sicily, mount etna, volcano, italy

Mount Etna: A Day Trip Definitely Worth Doing

When visiting Sicily, visiting the island’s towering Mount Etna is a must. It is Europe’s largest and most active volcano (3,329m), is in an almost constant state of activity, having erupted several times in the last five years, and dominates eastern Sicily’s skyline like an enormous earth cloud. The Greeks believed that the mighty god Hephaestus used it […]

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Ireland, Cliffs of Moher

Burren, Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Day Trip

09.15am. Still no sign of our driver. He was supposed to pick us up from our B&B twenty minutes ago, but there’s no rush; the morning is fresh, blue-skied and quiet, and we’re not quite ready to be thrown around the back of a minibus so soon after yet another textbook full Irish. My Dad and I are in Galway, […]

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lyme park, disley, cheshire, stockport

My Neck Of The Woods: Lyme Park, Cheshire

If blogs grew mould, this one would be covered from top to bottom. It’s been almost seven weeks since my last post. Why? Simple. I haven’t been travelling, so I’ve nothing to write about. Well, that’s sort of a lie. I’ve been places in Spain, but I try to reserve most of that for my […]

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