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