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Flashback Friday – Cave diving in the Yucatán, Mexico

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsular is full of holes, a veritable Swiss cheese of limestone, eaten away by water, weather, wind and time.  Some of the holes are big enough for a person to squeeze through, some don’t even require much squeezing and, … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Secrets #8 – The underwater treasures of Caithness

Travel as far north and as far east as you can in Scotland and you will find yourself in the county of Caithness, famous for John O’Groats, the geographic opposite of Land’s End in Cornwall and home to the embarkation point … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – Ode to an underwater wonderland, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

Above the water Sharm el Sheikh would not be my destination of choice.  It is a mushroom resort, one that sprang up to serve the tourist industry where no settlement was before.  It feels artificial and soulless with no permanent community.  … Continue reading

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