Monthly Archives: October 2014

Viking Heritage, Norway: Myth, mist and enchantment

We all love a Viking – the mystique, the bold adventuring, the plundering. Well, not so much the plundering. I went off to Scandinavia to discover my inner Norsewoman. There is, in fact, an inner Norsewoman – my Scottish great-great … Continue reading

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South African rail journey: train of thought

Rovos Rail’s luxury journey from Pretoria to Durban traces a fascinating journey into bitter history – South Africa’s Anglo-Boer War which divided the nation and created the noxious brew that helped spawn apartheid. With particular emphasis on the Boer War’s … Continue reading

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