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India Golden Triangle

We usually fly out of Qatar during February. For the longest time I’d wanted to visit India, having grown up with the amazing imagery from films like A Passage to India and the TV series The Jewel in the Crown. Although I’m not a misty eyed imperialist hankering after a… Read More >India Golden Triangle

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Irakaya Farm and Karaana Lagoons 18-09-20

My wife departed for the UK today, so in an effort to remain busy I decided to pay a first post-lockdown visit to the Farm. Unfortunately the gate was locked. I am unclear whether this is a new development or whether this was just early on a Friday morning. I’ll… Read More >Irakaya Farm and Karaana Lagoons 18-09-20

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South African Safari 2016

One of our friend’s mother lives in South Africa and when we were invited to join them on a trip we jumped at the chance. We were able to get favourable rates at the Baobab Ridge Reserve. This was the chance of a lifetime to see Africa wildlife at close… Read More >South African Safari 2016

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Sri Lanka August-September 2017

A Holiday for the Soul After an extremely busy year, we both felt like we needed a total break. Unusually for us, we decided not to organise an active holiday. Instead, this holiday was going to be about relaxation and restoring our mental and physical well-being. We chose Reddot Tours… Read More >Sri Lanka August-September 2017

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Irakaya Farm 7-3-20

Somedays you get lucky. I have to confess to feeling a little bleary eyed this morning, so when I arrived at the farm and could see no raptors in the air I thought it was going to be a quiet day. I needn’t have worried. I’ve got a route that… Read More >Irakaya Farm 7-3-20

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A Weekend in Madrid

I’ve always wanted to watch the Real Madrid v Barcelona match and this year I was lucky enough to bag a couple of tickets for the game. I’ve been to Madrid before, but that was in the hot summer months, so I was looking forward to discovering what a winter… Read More >A Weekend in Madrid