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A Magical Door in Pondicherry, India

Spring 2009: A memoir about the magic that followed from a simple knock on a wooden door in Pondicherry, India.

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The Incomparable Lake Louise

Surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of Mount Victoria, Fairview Mountain and The Beehive Hems, the luminescent turquoise waters of Lake Louise are nothing less than devastating.

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Table Mountain: 2, Us: 0

She looms gorgeously over our Bo-Kaap guesthouse, daring us to conquer her precarious trails and rocky peaks.

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Engholm Husky: This Place is for the Dogs

I've managed to swallow the moose they served for dinner, without too much trouble, but I know that I absolutely cannot stomach the dried reindeer heart.

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Dashing through the Snow…on Dogsleds

These days, Sven Enghold has traded all the grit and glory of racing, for the decidedly tamer business of taking tourists on dogsled day tours or more arduous week long trips...

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3 Surprising Things about Stockholm

Stockholm is often called the most appealing city in Scandinavia, and it's easy to see why.

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Hell-sinki

Was this the capital of Finland or a portal into Dante's 9th Circle of Icy Hell?

Surveying the frozen landscape, covered in snow, and the grey, godless sky, I couldn't be entirely sure.

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Our Week in the Brazilian Slum: Favela Vidigal

A combination of beautiful landscape, fresh food and positive vibes made Rio the first city to make it onto our "We could live here" list. We'd only planned to spend 3 days visiting, but it quickly become obvious, that it wasn't going to be enough time.

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Lost City of the Incas: Machu Picchu

Now...where were we?

Oh yes, sitting in the fog after hiking for 4 days and 42km. We waited around for an hour or so, hoping that the fog would lift and we would be rewarded with the magical view of Machu Picchu we'd been dreaming about, but alas, it was not to be.

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