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Trekking Through the Palenque Ruins – Chiapas, Mexico

Palenque - Chiapas, Mexico

[post_thumbnail]It was early in the morning in Palenque town, one of the most popular small towns for backpackers and adventure travelers in the Chiapas province of Mexico. We had our usual breakfast of yogurt with granola along with a cup of instant coffee, discussed the days events that were to unfold and we began our…

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Abandoned Building – Camarinas, Spain

Abandoned Building - Camarinas, Spain

[post_thumbnail]While in Spain I took a day trip to the nearby coastal town of Camarinas. It was a quaint little town and there wasn’t much for a tourist to do for a day. The coastal region has a nickname “The Dead Coast” or “Costa del Muerte”. It definitely reflected this essence… I can only imagine…

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Shipwrecked After Vancouver Wind Storm

Shipwrecked

[post_thumbnail]A windstorm hit the coast of Vancouver and other areas yesterday with gusts of up to 61km per hour. I would suspect stronger than that as it was difficult to keep my balance while walking along the shoreline and the waves were much larger than usual. The shoreline was littered with debris along with 2…

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The People of Tonga – South Pacific Islands

Tongan Woman in Market

Tonga, officially the Kingdom of Tonga or in Tongan: Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga. Its 176 islands can be found way off the beaten path in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean not far from Fiji (Approximately a 2 Hour Flight). Only 52 of these islands are inhabited and the the population is quite small at…

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