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Muchas Pictures

An Unforgettable Trip to the City of Incas

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Machu Picchu — it’s mind-blowing, brain-bending and format-forgetting. It’s a trip you’ll never forget, and quite simply should be at the top of everybody’s must-see list. Everyone should get there. I can assure you you’ll never have a dull moment, so why not take an extended vacation from work and just go? You won’t regret it!

New Year at the South Pole

The Antarctica Adventure

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This book is the story of one of the most interesting trips of my life. It’s an adventure peppered with amusing incidents, fascinating historical and geographical facts and a few hints for any intrepid travelers thinking of following in our footsteps. So fasten your seatbelts, treat your ears to, say, some Dire Straits, and enjoy the ride!

The top 100 must-see places in the world

Places I’ve been to and planning to be there

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A personal list of what I consider the most unique places on the planet (and beyond) made up of both those I’ve already seen, and those which I’ve heard about and hope to one day see for myself.

July 31, 2015

Icelandic Waterfallism.

Iceland‘s a very wet country in the cool time of year, and very snowy in winter. (There isn’t a warm season here to speak of – unless you submerge yourself in hot springs for three months.) So, in terms of H2O here – there’s plenty. And since there are a great many volcanoes in the […]

July 29, 2015

Icelandic tectonic.

Everyone’s got a basic idea of how this planet of ours is constructed, even primary school kids. It goes something like this: in the middle of the planet is the core – the nucleus; then there’s the mantle, and on the outside there’s the hard crust, upon which you’re reading this blog. But the earth’s […]

July 28, 2015

Iceland: Niceland.

I’d long dreamed of one day getting to the very volcanic island of Iceland for a spot of sightseeing, trekking and leisurely driving. I’d heard great things from friends and colleagues, seen some awesome pics of the scenery there, and heard some of the island’s music, but only recently did I finally find myself spending […]

July 24, 2015

Your car controlled remotely by hackers: it’s arrived.

Every now and again (once every several years or so), a high-profile unpleasantness occurs in the cyberworld – some unexpected new maliciousness that fairly bowls the world over. For most ‘civilians’ it’s just the latest in a constant stream of seemingly inevitable troublesome cyber-surprises. As for my colleagues and me, we normally nod, wink, grimace, […]

July 23, 2015

The tiniest biggest country in the world.

Hi folks! This here post is the last in my mini-series from St. Petersburg. It continues the ‘places to visit‘ theme, but with a difference; for the place it describes resembles a museum, but it isn’t a museum really, I think. Or maybe it is. It claims to be one… Hmmm, whatever it is, it’s […]

July 21, 2015

Railroad feats in St. Pete.

There are different kinds of museums. There are real museums (in the classic understanding of the word), there are expositions, exhibitions, installations… What other words are there for describing such events? Graffiti! Btw, good quality graffiti done in good taste – is it an exposition or installation or hooliganism? The latter I cross out since […]

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