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Photo of the Day - Grey Heron at King's Mill Reservoir

Photo of the Day - Grey Heron at King's Mill Reservoir

Only a short drive from my place of work, there is a large reservoir that I often take walks..

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Posted on 09.06.17

Photo Essay – Auschwitz, Poland

Photo Essay – Auschwitz, Poland

.Auschwitz was an infamous place. During WW2 this network of concentration camps was built originally as a place of mass forced labor, but eventually,..

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Posted on 03.06.17

Axe throwing with Axe Nation in Krakow

Axe throwing with Axe Nation in Krakow

In May 2017 I visited Poland for the first time and took a trip to Krakow – A city that I had long thought about visiting for many years. I went with one...

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Posted on 14.05.17

Exploring Stanage Edge, The Peak District, Derbyshire

Exploring Stanage Edge, The Peak District, Derbyshire

I have travelled through the Peak District extensively and it is one of my favourite locations in the UK – the landscapes...

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Posted on 05.05.17

Iconic Landmarks - St. Marks Campanile, Venice

Iconic Landmarks - St. Marks Campanile, Venice

Venice is one of the most visited cities in Italy and is a hugely popular tourist destination. Thousands of visitors flock to this beautiful series of islands every week to admire the

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Posted on 29.04.17

Thorsmork Tour, Southern Iceland

Thorsmork Tour, Southern Iceland

As I had visited Iceland three years previously and seen the "must-see" tourist attractions, (The Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon & Whale Watching) I wanted to...

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Posted on 30.03.17

Top tips for experiencing Antarctica

Top tips for experiencing Antarctica

For some people Antarctica is an unknown entity, for others it is the ultimate bucket list adventure. I count myself as one of the former and for years I have watched documentaries about...

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Posted on 13.03.17

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