Exploring the sights of Tarawa, Kiribati, country 173 on the Pacifying the Pacific adventure. Journey Coming from Samoa, I had a layover in Nadi before my flight to Tarawa, Kiribati. I found the country was also pronounced “keer-ə-bahss”. Previously a British territory, it gained independence in 1979 so most people speak English well. From the … Continue reading Kiribati
A couple of days on the tiny island of Tuvalu during the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. What can I say about Tuvalu, one of the smallest countries in the world? When you see it from the air on the landing approach you think, this can’t be a country. Barely larger than a resort island, this … Continue reading Tuvalu
Visiting Gaborone, the quiet capital of Botswana, and its main sights on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Gaborone, also known simply as Gabs, is the capital of Botswana and also the largest city with a population of over 200,000. Located less than 10 miles (15 km) from the South … Continue reading Gaborone the Capital of Botswana
Exploring Windhoek and its main attractions on the first stop in Namibia on the The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Windhoek is the capital and largest city of Namibia, though with a population of est. 320,000+ it is not a huge city. Tracing back to 1840, Windhoek started as a … Continue reading Windhoek The Capital of Namibia
A three day visit to the small nation of Comoros to explore the culture, tour Moroni, and enjoy the beaches on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. Comoros is a country made up four volcanic islands. Previously a French colony, the country gained independence in 1975. The island of Mayotte … Continue reading Comoros
A UK Olympic Summer Month: Day 30 Speed Tourism Stockholm edition: Visiting as many of Stockholm’s main sites as I could in a day! This included Gamla Stan, Stortorget, Royal Palace, Royal Coin Cabinet, Vasamuseet, Skansen, and nightlife! I awoke quite early and anxious to get out and explore! Jeanette and I started by quickly … Continue reading Speed Tourism Stockholm: Seeing the Main Sights in a Day!