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Beyond The Horizon, The Dystopian Wilderness Of The Worlds Oceans.

On those days when I wake early enough, my morning ritual is to head to the beach, and if I time it right, I will arrive to witness yet another spectacular sunrise. It never fails to disappoint as the slow assent of a giant, the orange sun illuminates the sea and its surrounds, b ...

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Mt Bromo, You Were Worth Getting Up For.

It's just past 2.00 am on a Saturday morning. · It's dark, it's cold, and it's beginning to rain! · I am blindly wandering the street outside the Jiwa Jawa hotel in search of the Land Cruiser Jeep ( circa 1983 ) that I was assured would be waiting for me but isn’t! · Mount Bromo ...

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Why I Live Where I Live.

Lately, when I travel I am often asked the question as to where I live and, when I give my answer the reply is almost always “why?” · Now, I do tend to find this question to be a little strange as for many years I lived in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and France ...

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In Search of The 'Devil's Gold' Deep Within An Active Volcano.

Standing at the foot of Mt Ijen contemplating the steep sides of this mighty colossus, rising some 2,800 meters above sea level I find myself weighing up the pros and cons of a steep 3 km trek to the top. · At this juncture, I am sorely tempted to turn tail and head back to the c ...

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Two Years On, Bali Has Bounced Back.

On the 18th of February 2020, the Governor of Bali in Indonesia made a painful decision. As of midnight that day, the island was to be shut off from the rest of the world. · In 2019 Bali welcomed almost nineteen and a half million international and domestic visitors who came for ...

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