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Off the Warsaw tourist trail (almost)!

For some time I’ve been aware that there’s a horse racing track in Warsaw (Tor Służewiec [Polish language website]), but it’s poorly covered in English language tourist guides and websites.  The major races and events at the track do get … Continue reading

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Not Quite Everest

It seems much longer than 2 weeks ago that I was reading Wade Davis’ “Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest”. Initially I found myself irked by the author’s constant use of superlatives and gushing … Continue reading

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Direction Copenhagen

Vanessa and I had three and a half days to explore Copenhagen at the last weekend of May – it wasn’t enough to do justice to all the many attractions of the city.  This post tells you what we did … Continue reading

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Zegrzyńskie Canal

On Saturday 17 July 2010, I took one of my favourite cycle rides – from Warsaw to Nieporęt following the Zegrzińskie Canal. We were in the middle of a heatwave with temperatures in the thirties, so the 2 litres of … Continue reading

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Tripolis Ticked Off!

On 2 July 2010 I visited my third and last of Libya’s three cities (Tripolis), Sabratha, which is to the west of Tripoli on the Mediterranean coast.   The trip together with my colleagues Kevin, Sarunas, and Hussain, who drove, … Continue reading

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