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  1. Gordon Buchanan
  2. Dynasties
  3. The Wider Earth
  4. Fram Museum, Oslo
  5. A tree-kangeroo?
  6. We're on Facebook!
  7. Home from deepest, darkest Peru
  8. Ollantaytambo
  9. Moray, Maras, Paso Horses!
  10. Machu Picchu
  11. Via Pisac to Sacred Valley
  12. Sacsayhuaman
  13. Folk dancing and chocolate!
  14. Flags in Cusco
  15. Across the Andean Plateau
  16. Puno
  17. Sailing Lake Titicaca
  18. Empanadas at Juliaca Airport
  19. Meeting Alpacas
  20. Dancing along the pavement
  21. Snow capped mountains
  22. Lima City Tour
  23. We're Off
  24. Peru Adventure Imminent!
  25. Reichsburg Castle
  26. Converging Rivers
  27. Singing Sea Shanties
  28. Dutch Masters
  29. To Amsterdam!
  30. Halifax, Nova Scotia
  31. Eastport USA
  32. Captain David & Ann
  33. Boston Day Three
  34. Boston Day Two
  35. Boston Day One
  36. Stormy weather
  37. The Highline
  38. Junior's Cheesecake Breakfast
  39. New York City Tour
  40. New York, New York
  41. Guayaquil Historic Park
  42. Bachas Beach
  43. Bartolome Island
  44. Genovesa
  45. Puerto Ayora
  46. Urbina Bay / Punta Vicente Roca
  47. Isabela & Fernandina
  48. Rabida Island
  49. To Galápagos
  50. Guayaquil City Tour
  51. El Cajas National Park
  52. Ceramics and textiles
  53. Ingapirca
  54. Cuenca City Tour
  55. Quito to Cuenca
  56. Cotopaxi
  57. Quito City Tour
  58. We've arrived in Ecuador!
  59. Reluctantly homebound
  60. Secret sundowner
  61. Leopards and cheetahs
  62. Magnums at noon!
  63. 70 Elephants!
  64. Visiting the Etosha Pan
  65. The Argentine Tango!
  66. Etosha National Park
  67. Termite mound Q&A!
  68. Touring Henties Bay
  69. Oysters and bubbly!
  70. The Tropic of Capricorn
  71. Exploring Sossuvlei
  72. The weekly shop!
  73. Namibia here we come!
  74. Bucharest to UK
  75. To Bucharest
  76. We're now in Bulgaria!
  77. Farewell, already?
  78. Iron Gate Gorge
  79. Belgrade
  80. Osijek
  81. Kalocsa
  82. Embarkation
  83. City tour and dinner
  84. Arrived in Budapest
  85. Dawn chats up the Chileans!
  86. Petermann Island
  87. Bongrain Point
  88. Camping in Antarctica?
  89. Furthest South
  90. Rothera Station
  91. Far south!
  92. Port Lockroy
  93. Wilhelmina Bay
  94. Yankee Harbour
  95. Half Moon Island
  96. Drake Lake
  97. Ushuaia
  98. Steak Night
  99. Arriving B.A.
  100. Farewell Myanmar
  101. Indein
  102. Inle Lake / Sagar
  103. Mandalay to Inle Lake
  104. U Bein Bridge
  105. Nyaung U Market
  106. Hot air balloons and a sandbank dinner!
  107. Mount Popa
  108. Pakokku
  109. Ox-cart ride
  110. The Road to Mandalay?
  111. Yangon Free Day
  112. Shwedagon Pagoda
  113. Hello Myanmar
  114. We're off to Burma
  115. Guayaquil Historic Park
  116. Bachas Beach / Baltra
  117. Bartolome
  118. Genovesa
  119. Puerto Ayora
  120. Urbina Bay / Punta Vicente Roca
  121. Isabela & Fernandina
  122. Rabida Island
  123. To Galápagos!
  124. Guayaquil city tour
  125. El Cajas National Park
  126. Ceramics and textiles
  127. Ingapirca
  128. Cuenca city tour
  129. Quito to Cuenca
  130. Cotopaxi on a good day
  131. Quito city tour
  132. We've arrived!
  133. We did as the locals do!
  134. Venetian Islands
  135. Mussel harvesting
  136. Exploring Padua, Bologna and Ferrara
  137. Susan and Louisa
  138. Venice!
  139. Libourne
  140. St Emilion
  141. Remy Martin Cognac
  142. Exploring the Medoc
  143. Exploring Sauternes
  144. Arriving Bordeaux
  145. Close up with a pangolin!
  146. AfriCat Foundation
  147. Leaving Etosha
  148. Morning .v. Afternoon
  149. Via Halali
  150. Exploring Etosha
  151. Outjo Cafe
  152. Termites at 11 o'clock
  153. Skeleton Coast
  154. Walvis Bay Cruise
  155. To Swakopmund
  156. Namib Naukluft Park
  157. Moose MacGregor
  158. Windhoek
  159. Namibia is ready and waiting!
  160. Homebound
  161. Walking with Cheetahs
  162. Leopards and AfriCat
  163. Otjiwarongo and Warthogs
  164. Namutoni game drives
  165. Walking on the Etosha Pan
  166. Okaukuejo game viewing
  167. Towards Etosha
  168. Vingerklip Termites
  169. Skeleton Coast
  170. Sailing in Walvis Bay
  171. Heading for the sea
  172. The tallest sand dunes
  173. Apple crumble and starry skies
  174. Hello Namibia
  175. Dawn's suitcases ready to go
  176. If in doubt, it's a finch!
  177. Genovesa
  178. Sombrero Chino
  179. Land Iguanas
  180. Giant Tortoises
  181. Flamingos
  182. Galápagos Waved Albatross
  183. Off to Galápagos
  184. Magnums on the waterfront!
  185. Cuenca to Guayaquil by road
  186. Textiles and ceramics
  187. It's all in the timing!
  188. Cuenca City Tour
  189. Quito to Cuenca
  190. Approaching Cotopaxi
  191. The Equator
  192. Exploring Quito
  193. We're off to Ecuador!
  194. Welcome to the New Website
  195. Richard and Dawn launch a new travel agency service!
  196. Meet us at the Luxury Travel Fair
  197. The Custard Tart Tour
  198. Cascais, Sintra & Lots of Wine!
  199. Fado dinner show
  200. Porto to Lisbon via Coimbra
  201. Exploring Porto
  202. Remember Mateus Rose?
  203. Dining with Mr Bean
  204. We’re in Spain!
  205. Ice Cream Party
  206. Exploring Sandeman
  207. All aboard
  208. Skudeneshavn
  209. Balestrand
  210. Flam train
  211. Hardangerfjord
  212. Waterfall 182 metres deep
  213. Stavanger
  214. All at sea
  215. The White Cliffs
  216. Our grand finale!
  217. South to Okonjima
  218. Etosha Days
  219. Via Outjo
  220. Internet or no Internet
  221. A Free Day
  222. Cafe to rent
  223. Oysters and champagne
  224. No traffic for 140kms
  225. Walking across sand dunes
  226. Across a river
  227. Dining with VIPs
  228. Waffles at Joburg Airport
  229. Customs inspection of flip flops
  230. Grand Finale
  231. Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre
  232. Time to chill out
  233. Visiting the Embera Indians
  234. Panama Canal
  235. We've started our transit!
  236. Watch us in the Panama Canal
  237. Coiba Panama
  238. Visiting Golfo Dulce
  239. Manuel Antonio National Park
  240. Curu Nature Reserve
  241. Embarking Variety Voyager
  242. Milking cows at Villa Blanca
  243. A day at Villa Blanca
  244. Water pipes and volcanic eruptions
  245. Volcano erupts in Costa Rica
  246. Avoiding excessive public displays of affection
  247. Michael Fish strikes again
  248. Costa Rica here we come
  249. The Seven Sisters
  250. Touring the Lofoten Islands
  251. Music at midnight
  252. The search is over!
  253. Approaching the Russian border (with care)
  254. North Cape
  255. Snowy Arctic Capital
  256. Blown across the Arctic Circle
  257. Trondheim
  258. Alesund
  259. The Oslo Dash
  260. Farwell Burma
  261. Pizza in Burma?
  262. Plan B swings into action
  263. Next stop Heho!
  264. Champagne at U Bein Bridge
  265. Balloons over Bagan
  266. Some teak wood, anyone?
  267. A dinner to remember
  268. Available in all sizes and colours
  269. Stuck in a bell
  270. On the road to Mandalay
  271. Happy New Year
  272. New Year's Eve, Burma Style!
  273. We're off to Burma!
  274. Homeward bound
  275. Seabirds galore
  276. Penguins and Orcas!
  277. South Plazas
  278. Giant Tortoises
  279. Floreana
  280. Seeking Albatross on Espanola
  281. Galapagos!
  282. Walking along the Malecon
  283. Lunch above the clouds
  284. Ceramics, textiles and lots of wine
  285. Ingapirca
  286. Cuenca City Tour
  287. Sprint race at 8,000 feet
  288. Bananas and more bananas
  289. The yellow line
  290. Quito City Tour
  291. Welcome to Quito
  292. Thankfully, no buffalo in Ecuador!
  293. Genovesa
  294. Sombrero Chino
  295. South Plazas
  296. Santa Cruz
  297. Floreana
  298. Waved Albatross
  299. Welcome to Galapagos!
  300. Guayaquil city tour
  301. Through the cloud forest
  302. Ceramics and textiles
  303. Ingapirca
  304. Cuenca city tour
  305. A short hop
  306. Cyclists and Cotopaxi
  307. Standing on the Equator line
  308. Quito city tour
  309. Welcome to Ecuador!
  310. Ollantaytambo
  311. Circles, salt ponds and horses!
  312. Machu Picchu
  313. Via Pisac to the Sacred Valley
  314. Silver Jewellery
  315. Walking around Cusco
  316. We are on strike!
  317. Puno Market
  318. Sailing Lake Titicaca
  319. Snow or Hail?
  320. Llamas and Alpacas
  321. Arequipa city tour
  322. Lima to Arequipa
  323. Exploring Lima
  324. Heading for deepest, darkest Peru
  325. Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden
  326. The last Warthog
  327. AC/DC or The Wurzels?
  328. Leopard tracking at Okonjima
  329. Magnums in Otavi?
  330. Yet more elephants!
  331. Okaukuejo to Namutoni
  332. Exploring Etosha
  333. Forty Elephants
  334. Heading for Etosha
  335. Visiting Vingerklip
  336. Damaraland
  337. Noah's Ark
  338. To the coast!
  339. Sand dunes and bubbly
  340. Lucky Friday 13th
  341. Wine in Windhoek
  342. Back to the future!
  343. Olafur in Seydisfjordur
  344. Whales and Puffins!
  345. 44 ice creams please
  346. Intermittent Internet
  347. One hundred thousand seabirds!
  348. Exploring Isafjordur
  349. Fjords, Flowers and Paradise Island
  350. Wet and Windy!
  351. The Blue Lagoon
  352. Iceland Golden Circle Tour
  353. Arriving in Reykjavik
  354. Heading south
  355. Namutoni game drives
  356. East to Namutoni
  357. Exploring Etosha
  358. Record takings for souvenir shop
  359. Visiting Vingerklip
  360. Damaraland
  361. Oysters and bubbly
  362. Across the Namib
  363. Visiting the Namib Desert
  364. On the road!
  365. Welcome to Namibia!
  366. Arles
  367. Truffle hunting with Amy
  368. Ghosts in Viviers
  369. Exploring Vienne by train
  370. Wine tasting at 10am
  371. Lyon city tour
  372. Visiting Lyon, France
  373. Homebound from Oslo
  374. Cod liver oil anyone?
  375. Light show in the Lofoten
  376. Polar Bears, a Midnight Concert and the Northern Lights!
  377. Husky Adventure
  378. Giant King Crabs
  379. Visiting the Arctic Capital
  380. King Neptune and fishcakes
  381. The lights are on!
  382. Art Nouveau Alesund
  383. London to Bergen
  384. Sleeping with Lenny Henry
  385. Julia Bradbury pops in!
  386. The Argentinian Falls
  387. The Brazilian Falls
  388. From Antarctica to a subtropical jungle
  389. Tango Time
  390. Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
  391. Asleep on the Drake
  392. Port Lockroy
  393. Half Moon Island
  394. Whales! Whales! Whales!
  395. Antarctic Sound
  396. South Shetland Islands
  397. Across the Drake
  398. Always have a Plan B
  399. Discovering Buenos Aires
  400. London to Buenos Aires
  401. We're off to Antarctica
  402. Following in Prince Phillip's steps
  403. Galapagos penguins and lava flows
  404. Book with Furlongs for reliability!
  405. Charles Darwin and Giant Tortoises
  406. Post without stamps
  407. Waved Albatross
  408. Galapagos!
  409. Dinosaurs and Magnums?
  410. Driving above the clouds
  411. The lost market
  412. Ingapirca
  413. Tour leader stressed?
  414. Quito to Cuenca
  415. Cotopaxi National Park
  416. Latitude 0°
  417. Walking in Quito
  418. Welcome to Ecuador
  419. Homeward bound
  420. Ollantaytambo
  421. Paso Horse Show
  422. Machu Picchu
  423. To the Sacred Vallley
  424. Buying up Cusco
  425. Exploring Cusco
  426. Across the Peruvian Altiplano
  427. A day in Puno
  428. Lake Titicaca
  429. Is that the time?
  430. Alpaca takings up
  431. What snow?
  432. Demonstrations and wine
  433. Sniffer dog finds apple
  434. Exploring Lima
  435. Let's float down to Peru
  436. Homeward bound
  437. Walking with cheetahs
  438. AfriCat and leopard tracking
  439. 37 Magnums Ice Creams please
  440. Audience participation?!
  441. Elephants at one o'clock!
  442. Game drives from Okaukuejo
  443. Heading for Etosha National Park
  444. The Vingerklip Walk
  445. Via the Skeleton Coast to Damaraland
  446. Walvis Bay Harbour Cruise
  447. Heading for the coast
  448. Walking on sand dunes
  449. On the road!
  450. We've arrived in Namibia!
  451. Homebound
  452. Meeting our Captain
  453. Valentine's Day
  454. The Lofoten Islands
  455. Midnight Concert
  456. Near the Russian border!
  457. North Cape
  458. Visiting the Arctic Capital
  459. The lights are on, again!
  460. The lights are on!
  461. Marching through Trondheim
  462. Visiting Alesund
  463. Reporting from Norway
  464. Postman from Galapagos
  465. Financial Protection
  466. Afternoon tea and boarding cards
  467. We don't want to go!
  468. Red footed boobies!
  469. Chinese Hat
  470. South Plaza and Sante Fe
  471. Meeting Super Diego
  472. No stamps at the Post Office
  473. Waved Albatross
  474. Arriving in Galapagos
  475. Guayaquil City Tour
  476. El Cajas National Park
  477. Ikat Weaving and Hosteria Uzhupud
  478. Ingapirca
  479. Quito to Cuenca
  480. Cotopaxi National Park
  481. Standing on the Equator
  482. Getting to know Quito
  483. Off to Ecuador
  484. Homebound from China
  485. Shopping at 268 mph?
  486. Old Shanghai - New Acrobats
  487. Nanjing to Shanghai
  488. Gold Buddhas and more
  489. Don't break the ceramics!
  490. Wuhan bells and line dancing?
  491. Dongting Lake
  492. Going back to school
  493. Three Gorges Dam
  494. Lesser Three Gorges
  495. Climbing a 12-storey pagoda
  496. Welcome to the Yangtze!
  497. The Terra-Cotta Army
  498. Visiting the Bird Nest Stadium in Beijing
  499. The Great Wall of China
  500. Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace!
  501. The Regent Hotel, Beijing
  502. Beijing next stop
  503. Returning from the North Pole!
  504. Isfjorden and Alkehornet
  505. Hornsund and the South National Park
  506. Visiting Edgeøya
  507. Cruising the Hinlopen Strait
  508. Approaching the North Pole?!
  509. Svalbard National Park
  510. Exploring Longyearbyen
  511. Heading North
  512. We're off to circumnavigate the world
  513. Anyone fancy Namibia in 2013?
  514. Goodbye Namibia, Hello London.
  515. Learning about AfriCat
  516. Leopards and Cheetahs
  517. Off to AfriCAT!
  518. Game Drives from Namutoni
  519. Rhino poo
  520. From Vingerklip to Etosha
  521. Blog editor goes on strike?
  522. Stars at Vingerklip
  523. Diesel at 90p per litre
  524. Wildlife Harbour Cruise
  525. From Sossusvlei to the Atlantic
  526. Dead trees and bubbly?
  527. Zebra Crossing?
  528. We've arrived!
  529. Tour operator luggage museum?
  530. Back in the UK
  531. Leaving Namibia
  532. Bushmen omelette
  533. Leopards and Cheetahs
  534. From Namutoni to Okonjima
  535. Game Drives from Namutoni
  536. Game Drives from Okuakuejo
  537. Vingerklip to Etosha!
  538. Vingerklip and Bushmen Rock Art
  539. Via the Skeleton Coast to Damaraland
  540. Walvis Bay Harbour Cruise
  541. Naked ambition
  542. Exploring Namib Naukluft Park
  543. Apple Pie with Moose McGregor
  544. Arrived safely in Namibia!
  545. NEW Northern Lights tour launched
  546. Getting ready for Namibia!
  547. Leaving Panama, arriving London
  548. Guitars and Dancers!
  549. Old Panama
  550. Old Panama
  551. Watch us on the Panama Canal Webcam
  552. Watch us on the Panama Canal Webcam
  553. Entering the Panama Canal
  554. Golfo Dulce
  555. Golfo Dulce
  556. From the cloud forest to the Pacific Ocean!
  557. From the cloud forest to the Pacific Ocean!
  558. Enjoying Villa Blanca
  559. Seeking the elusive Quetzal
  560. Seeking the elusive Quetzal
  561. Villa Blanca Cloud Forest
  562. Villa Blanca Cloud Forest
  563. Exploring the Orosi Valley
  564. Looking into Volcan Poas
  565. Looking into Volcan Poas
  566. Arriving in Costa Rica!
  567. Not those suitcases again?!
  568. Not those suitcases again?!
  569. The White Cliffs of Dover!
  570. The White Cliffs of Dover!
  571. Homeward Bound
  572. Homeward Bound
  573. Midnight Concert in Tromso
  574. Midnight Concert in Tromso
  575. Windy at North Cape
  576. Windy at North Cape
  577. Northern Lights and Fish Cakes!
  578. Northern Lights and Fish Cakes!
  579. Richard avoids major expenditure!
  580. Richard avoids major expenditure!
  581. Visiting Alesund
  582. Visiting Alesund
  583. From Arctic London to Arctic Norway!
  584. From Arctic London to Arctic Norway!
  585. Our last day in Ecuador
  586. Our last day in Ecuador
  587. Goodbye Galapagos
  588. Goodbye Galapagos
  589. Red Footed Boobies
  590. Red Footed Boobies