Tag Archive: travel

365 Places: Udipur

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Day 83: Udipur, India In The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, the residents of the hotel in Jaipur venture on a trip to the nearly city of Udipur, famous for its beautiful lake. Udaipur… Continue reading

365 Places: Jaipur

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Day 82: Jaipur, India Earlier this week we watched a wonderful film about a bunch of English retirees who move to this wonderful, falling down, chaotic palace in Jaipur. The Best Exotic Marigold… Continue reading

365 Places: Mount Stromlo

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Day 79: Mount Stromlo Observatory, Canberra, ACT, Australia Today we went to one of my favourite places for a weekend drive on a winter day: Mount Stromlo. When there is snow up on… Continue reading

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

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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… Continue reading

365 Places: Dunedin

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Day 78: Dunedin, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Today I am posting about a place I hope to go to one day soon. I have not yet travelled to the South Island of Aotearoa and… Continue reading

365 Places: Lorne

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Day 77: Lorne, Victoria, Australia Today, I am continuing the journey along the Great Ocean Road, to the very pretty beach town of Lorne. Lorne is famous for a couple of things aside… Continue reading

365 Places: Anglesea

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Day 75: Anglesea, Victoria, Australia Anglesea is another place worth stopping along the Great Ocean Road which is famous for its beautiful surf beaches and coastal lifestyle. Located close to Torquay and on the… Continue reading

365 Places: Torquay

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Day 74: Torquay, Victoria, Australia Today, I return to a journey I started to document earlier – the trip we took across Great Ocean Road (GOR), which included our couple of days in… Continue reading

The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 3

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Part 3 Contributed by Gerald Maclean Caroline discovered that Evliya’s 1671 itinerary to Mecca would serve our purposes ideally since, in his typically wandering fashion, after setting out from Istanbul, Evliya turned west,… Continue reading

365 Places: Sites of Connection

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Day 71: Everywhere and Nowhere So far I have posted about 70 different places, about places I have visited and places where I long to go. I have not done so great with… Continue reading