I spent one of the best days of my life in Park Guell in Barcelona. It was the end of a long trip and my companion and I were tired. We came to the park from the back, riding a series of escalators up to the park’s highest point, before wandering slowly towards the largest bench I have ever seen.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Meteor Crater, Arizona.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Banda Islands, Indonesia.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Lake Baikal, Russia.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Huiricuta Ecological and Cultural Protected Area, Mexico.
Ben’s Place of the Week is Merowe Dam, Sudan.
Can Barbara Hillary teach us about life?
Ben makes us want to travel to Belize.
Geoffrey Hill talks to OUP about an elusive bird.
Ben’s Place of the week is Glenrothes!
Ben’s place of the week is Ilakaka, Madagascar.
A biographical look at John Muir.
Visoko, Bosnia and Herzegovina Coordinates: 43 59 N 18 10 E Population: 15,310 (1991 census) There are plenty of cases where tourists have been lured to destinations to see replicas of ancient architecture, or commercial complexes masquerading as cultural monuments, but how about sites that are arguably hoaxes? Residents of Visoko, a short distance northwest […]
Ben’s Place of the Week.
Ben’s Place of the Week returns with a look at Vilanova i la Geltrú.
Dreaming of Ireland.