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The Komodo Members Only Club

These majestic creatures are one of the few original links with our distant prehistoric past. They have been subject so several documentaries over the years including a starring role in the BBC’s epic natural history program Life narrated by the master himself Sir David Attenborough. They are my favourite living dragon, their resilience is second …

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Taboo

taboo/təˈbuː/nouna social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing.“many taboos have developed around physical exposure”synonyms:prohibition, proscription, veto, interdiction, interdict, ban, restriction, boycott, non-acceptance, anathema “the taboo against healing on the sabbath” It is odd to think that there are some things which are still considered taboo today. Sex for example, periods or …

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Cologne

After a hangover plagued train journey I arrived weary in Cologne where a hot shower and comfortable if a little warm room awaited me and possibly the cutest turndown present I’ve seen. Once showered and rested I ventured forth for dinner and an explore, having already seen the ‘hard to miss’ beautiful cathedral which is …

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An Indian Adventure: Varanasi and Lumbini

Varanasi is an interesting place. Filled with a mixture of tourists, beggars and locals, the tourist shops sell a mixture of fake religious artifacts, candles and cheap knock-offs. Walking through the crowds can be a distressing experience, the number of street gangs of children clawing at your clothes – employed to sell their postcards and …

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