PDF Download Charles Darwin, the sometimes controversial naturalist, was also a world traveler having circumnavigated the globe in the famous ship HMS Beagle. The problem was that he was not a hardy seafarer. How could he have possibly managed during his near five year voyage?
PDF download I have come to learn that people are divided into two contrary and irreconcilable camps. Those who love curries and those who do not. A simple test of where one lies in this divide is based on their willingness to travel to India, the land which has provided us with the vast arrayContinue reading “…so full of ginger and pepper and other spices…”
PDF download Seemingly at the very edge of the world, Chile is not a common destination for tourists. It is, in our current day, a relatively easy destination in which to arrive, merely a ten hour overnight flight from Toronto. Arrival has not always been such an easy affair for there are oceans to crossContinue reading “El fin del Christiandad”
Read Full Article For centuries travelers have ventured to the southern Spanish city of Grenada in hopes of encountering the Moor of centuries past. Richard Ford, Washington Irving and William Somerset Maugham are the most famous of these visitors and today thousands of tourists descend on the site looking for any image of the MoorContinue reading “Three Days at Alhambra”
PDF Download Marco Polo traveled much of the ancient world and we all know this, we know his name and we have a fairly good idea of what he accomplished. But Marco Polo was not the first to travel to the Far East, nor were his travels the most fantastical. This work places our mostContinue reading “Caravan Tales”