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itty bitty dinosaurs

Recently I’ve discovered podcasts and one that I particularly like is Radiolab. According to their own website Radiolab is: …where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow… The style is something you will either love or loathe – personally, […]

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poverty

People in Guatemala are very poor.

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the ethereal ship

I decide to see the new year in with as big a bang as a hundred quetzales or so will buy me.

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fabrics

Guatemalan fabrics are pretty beautiful.

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random snapshots of guatemala

A few scattered impressions of my first couple of days in Guatemala.

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spoons

A spoon is a surprisingly important travel item and one that you wouldn’t really expect to need constant updating. However, I have been through quite a number of them.

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snapshots of spain

I soon got the chance to check my theory that the south of Spain and Campeche have a great deal in common. Not everyone is lucky enough to have a fairy godmother but I am blessed with two of them and Camilla has a house in Spain, where we spend a week in the sun.

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village life

The Yucatan’s villages are impoverished, but lively, and the inhabitants some of the friendliest and most generous people I have come across in a nation of friendly and generous people.

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cuban miscellanea

Cuba is hard to come to grips with – everything from the graffiti to buying food makes little sense.

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fishy

I can’t resist fish.

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