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Joan Larsen’s Travel: Ghostly Remains – Drama On The Ice

January 18, 2017

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By Joan Larsen   Each time I return to Antarctica, it is, of course, an ever changing panorama of breathtaking beauty – always, always with unexpected encounters with animals and nature that seem to touch my heart. Only there have I come to expect the unexpected. A largely unreported story of the sinking of a […]

Joan Larsen Presents James Bond: Shaken, Not Stirred – The Iconic Destinations of All the Bond Movies

October 28, 2015

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By Joan Larsen, adapted from Chris Leadbeater, “Around the World with Every James Bond Film,” Travel Section, The Telegraph, October 24, 2015. Spectre. The James Bond of old is back . . . achingly cool, tackling the action and the romantic scenes with an almost boyish relish that is – well, almost impossible to resist. […]

Joan Larsen Travel: Searching for the World’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls

September 2, 2015

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By Joan Larsen Over a lifetime of travel, I have always looked for those hidden wonders of nature – mostly so far off the beaten track that they are not known by most travelers.  Some of the most spectacular hidden treasures have been waterfalls that had to be flown into or hiked into in quite […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel: Ghostly Remains – Drama On The Ice

April 23, 2014

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By Joan Larsen   Each time I return to Antarctica, it is, of course, an ever changing panorama of breathtaking beauty – always, always with unexpected encounters with animals and nature that seem to touch my heart. Only there have I come to expect the unexpected. A largely unreported story of the sinking of a […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel: Eye Candy – Unbelievable Waterfalls!

November 13, 2013

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By Joan Larsen Over a lifetime of travel, I have always looked for those hidden wonders of nature – mostly so far off the beaten track that they are not known by most travelers.  Some of the most spectacular hidden treasures have been waterfalls that had to be flown into or hiked into in quite […]

Brazil: Amazing, Spontaneous Dolphin Rescue

April 7, 2012

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It happened at a beach at Arraial do Cabo near Río de Janeiro in Brazil, last month.  According to Peru’s El Comercio, about 30 dolphins apparently were caught in a strong ocean current which caused them to beach.  When this video, shot by Gerd Traue, begins, you can see the flailing dolphins churning the water […]