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SIQUIJOR ISLAND RORO & FERRY GUIDE

RoRo/Ferry schedules and fares posted below are sourced from the ticketing booth found in the Port’s of Larena and Siquijor town, both of which are located in the island of Siquijor. 447 more words

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WHERE TO FOR THOMAS COOK CRUISES?

It isn’t so very long since the venerable tour operator, Thomas Cook, announced that it would be starting up a cruise line of its own at the end of 2017, initially with a pair of second hand ships. 426 more words

Petrarch, the Stay-at-Home Tour Guide

In 1358 the Italian poet Francesco Petrarca, better known in English as Petrarch, was invited by his friend Giovanni Mandelli to go on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. 387 more words

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Sunday Blues at Piñahon Island

I love being elsewhere. But just being elsewhere doesn’t make you a traveler. I think when you explore to new places, it should be about being alone with yourself even if you’re not actually alone. 267 more words

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Exciting Excursions: Blackpool’s Paddle Steamers

Prompted by an excellent talk by local historian Barry Shaw, I was intrigued by the number range and activities of the fleet of Paddle Steamers that provided services to Blackpool holidaymakers. 2,084 more words

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TITANIC 'SANK BY MUTANT, HAIRY BREAD ROLL' THEORY SURFACES

In the wake of yet another conga line of conspiracy theories, word reaches me that the ill fated White Star liner Titanic may actually have been sunk by a mutant, hairy bread roll that had been adrift in the Atlantic since 1588. 524 more words

Chrizzer Fizzer: Christmas on the #FloatingU in southern seas

The students of the Floating University spent Christmas 1926 in the middle of the Indian Ocean, en route from Java to Ceylon.

The ship had crossed the Equator on 23 December and there was much anticipation among the passengers at the prospect of seeing the Southern Cross. 332 more words

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