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The EXTREME Race!!

A VOYAGE FOR MADMEN (2002) 4/5 YES Non-fiction Adventure Rs.83 (Bookchor.com) Peter Nichols

Review #441 (Book Review #141) :

So finally after 27 days, I completed one more book, and which is an achievement for me, why? 491 more words


Heading north up the Brazilian coast

It was a beautiful, peaceful morning, at first light, when we sailed from Enseada das Palmas on the north eastern side of Ilha Grande. We were rather sad to leave this beautiful area after having explored and enjoyed it for almost two months. 1,121 more words


"I was once told that flying involves long hours of boredom, interrupted by moments of extreme fright"*...

On December 7, 1941, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, there was a Pan Am Clipper proceeding to Auckland, New Zealand when the radio operator announced to the crew, in a panicked voice, that Pearl Harbor had been attacked.

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This is a repost of the content on the page above, ‘Journeys’, and is meant to serve as an outline and a heading for the direction I want to travel in for the near future. 510 more words


There's More Than One Way to Circumnavigate and This Canadian Ship Did It

May 29, 1950

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) schooner St. Roch arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, after becoming the first ship to circumnavigate North America. 250 more words


Circumnavigation: Please take your seat and fasten your seat belt...

Oh travelling.

Exotic islands, bustling cities, glorious architecture, fascinating cultures, sublime cuisine…is there any better food for the soul than curing your wanderlust through the world’s phenomenal antidote of going places and seeing things? 551 more words


Having fun with the youngsters

After exploring on our own for a few weeks we had some appreciation of the unique and beautiful area around Ilha Grande and were looking forward to the arrival of young family members with whom to share our experiences. 1,462 more words