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Twelve Forts and Castles from Around the World

A photo essay featuring twelve forts, castles and palaces that we have explored on our travels There are forts and castles of some description in many countries the world over. We are never going to see them all but when we know there is either a castle or fort nearby...

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Travel Shot | Iglesia de Santo Tomas in Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango (Chichi) in the highlands of Guatemala is famous for its huge Thursday and Sunday markets, which extend in all directions from the steps of Iglesia de Santo Tomas, the church in the photo. To get a shot like this however, you need to either stay...

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Travel Shot | Looking down on Semuc Champey in Guatemala

Arguably the most beautiful spot in all Guatemala, Semuc Champey is one tough place to reach but once you finally get there, it is equally as tough to tear yourself away. Semuc Champey is in fact a natural limestone bridge, 300 metres in length. Underneath this...

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Longterm Travel: Seven Years on the Road

Today marks the date when, seven years ago, we left the UK and began our nomadic lifestyle. Introduction by Kirsty and stories by Mark Nomad: a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place … Seven years. It’s a long time...

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Lesser-visited colonial towns in Central America

There are several, justifiably popular colonial towns in Central America, with Antigua in Guatemala and Granada in Nicaragua topping the bill but there are also a number of lesser known towns that see fewer tourists and are often great places to break a journey from A...

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Exploring the Somoto Canyon in Nicaragua

Hiking, wading and floating through Nicaragua’s Somoto Canyon Somoto Canyon National Monument, to give it its full title, is a huge gorge located in the northwest corner of Nicaragua. Reportedly one of oldest rock formations in Central America, the canyon is only 55km...

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Twelve Doors and Doorways Around the World

A Photo Essay featuring Doors and Doorways from Around the World We like doors and doorways, they are easy to photograph, they don’t move out of your shot unexpectedly, they are happy to pose for as long as it takes and they don't ask for any money after you have...

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Mexico’s best Mayan sites

Our favourite Mayan ruins in southeast Mexico: Chiapas and Yucatan There are about fifteen notable Mayan archaeological sites in the southeastern Mexican states of Chiapas and Yucatan. Some sites are easier to visit than others but we like our ruins and so made the...

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2014 in Photographs

It’s not in my nature to use words like awesome or epic but looking back at our 2014, less-enthusiastic words just don't do our travelling year justice. Twenty-six countries across three continents, it’s certainly going down as the year we packed in the most...

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