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Visit from Friends

Last week our long-time friends Andy and Aliza arrived for a visit to Tahina while we were in St. Lucia. After long flights, and a very long taxi ride from the other side of St. Lucia, they were glad to … Continue reading

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Touring St Helena

St Helena is a unique volcanic island located in the South Atlantic about 2000 km west of Angola, Africa and 3500 km east of Brazil. The nearest land is actually the similarly isolated island of Ascension. Both islands are part … Continue reading

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Lions Head 360 Panoramas

As was mentioned in the previous post, I took three 360 panoramas during our climb to the top of Lions Head the other day. Viewing these panoramas is the closest thing to actually being there without going. Truly spectacular views … Continue reading

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Trip to the Cirques of Cilaos at Réunion

As mentioned before, the drive to Cilaos is considered one of the prime tourist destinations in Réunion. After going there, we completely concur with that analysis! The road is an incredibly curvy mountain road, well maintained, but with extremely tight … Continue reading

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Awesome Réunion Visit Continues

We have been having a great time in Réunion. If you love mountainous geography, this island is truly one of the wonders of the world. A few days ago, we did the drive up to Cilaos (as mentioned in the … Continue reading

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After the Tunnel Near Cilaos on Réunion Island

This is a full spherical 360 panorama taken just after we came out of the tunnel (which you can see behind you) on the way to Cilaos in Réunion. The drive on this road is one of the big attractions … Continue reading

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Cap Noir Hike in Réunion

Karen and I decided to use the car we hired to take our first drive up into the mountains here at Réunion Island. For years now I have dreamed of visiting this volcanic island after seeing some amazing pictures of … Continue reading

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First Day in Beautiful Tasmania

On Sunday we took the ferry from Melbourne to Tasmania. We were very fortunate because during the night before a gale was passing and we were worried the seas would not be favorable. But, as we departed the harbor the … Continue reading

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Spherical 360 Photo of Three Sisters Up Close

We took the trail to the Three Sisters where you can stand right at the base of the first rock (closest to the cliffs). As soon as I was coming down the stairs, I knew this was the place I … Continue reading

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Visit to Blue Mountains

One of the sights we planned to see while in the Sydney area was the Blue Mountains. It’s a beautiful region up in the hills northwest of Sydney with easy access thanks to trains that travel regularly between them. We … Continue reading

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