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Semana Santa Antigua Guatemala 2015 … Good Friday is done

It’s 8pm and the drums are still going. If you’re looking to sleep during Semana Santa in Antigua Guatemala … you’re looking in the wrong place. At least, our accommodations aren’t in the middle of the preparations or celebrations, but the cymbals and drums are !@$$! annoying, especially since they aren’t very good. This is really the first time, I’ve …

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Trini Penguin Power Picture Post #MissionCurryPenguin

If you’re looking for Penguin Pictures, then this is another post for you. These are some of the common expedition pictures from the cruise … Trini Penguin all the way Here’s a bunch of human penguins huddled up! OK  … here’s a Kayaking picture in Antarctica … I had to post this one.

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A Trini at the Church at the Bottom of the World

The Russians are a hardy, tough people … and they obviously love their god and religion. When I think about the Russians building churches in the frozen ridiculousness of Siberia, I give them total ‘props” on being able on their history of building its churches and monasteries in inhospitable places. However, only the best of the best can rival Trinity …

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Antarctica Cruise = 53/100 on my Hillman Wonders list

For many of you who follow this Trini’s blog, you’ll know that my first source of travel inspiration was the Hillman Wonders website. There wasn’t anything super special about the list … I even wrote an open letter to Howard Hillman about the low placement of Trinidad … still didn’t get a response. One would think that with no response …

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Wednesday Photo Nights #23 : East Coastal Drive – Prince Edward Island

One of best things about Prince Edward Island is that you can take off for a super scenic drive at any point, while the weather is warm. Doing the Eastern Bays Discovery Drive (Cardigan to Rollo Bay) as part of the East Coastal drive from Charlottetown to Souris was about 2 hours, when considering the photo stops along the way. The …

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Machu Picchu = 52/100 on my Hillman Wonders list

For many of you who follow this Trini’s blog, you’ll know that my first source of travel inspiration was the Hillman Wonders website. There wasn’t anything super special about the list … I even wrote an open letter to Howard Hillman about the low placement of Trinidad … still didn’t get a response. One would think that with no response …

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How to spend 24 hours in Aguas Calientes Peru

24 hours in Aguas Calientes Peru : Aguas Calientes is the jump off point for any trip to Machu Picchu – there is no avoiding it. Aguas Calientes is also a poster child for everything that can go wrong with a tourist boom. With Machu Picchu beckoning behind the hills, you know that it means a lot of tourist foot …

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71 interesting anecdotes a Trini needs to know in Uzbekistan

For the last couple days travelling through Uzbekistan, I was shocked at how much culture shock even an experienced world traveller like myself experienced. For the first time, acting like a professional travel blogger, I had a notepad. Here are some of the notes I took while roaming Uzbekistan. Many people were happy to offer “interesting” facts to me … …

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Open letter to Howard Hillman : Hillman Wonders

Hello everyone, This is an open letter to Howard Hillman from Hillman Wonders. How are you doing? I’ve been a great fan your website for the last 10 years, in fact I’ve used your Hillman Top 100 as my defacto bucket list. It’s a great bucket list and although I might not have agreed with everything in your top 100, …

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