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“Livin’ on the edge” in remote cities

You might recall the awesome rockin’ song by Aerosmith entitled “Livin’ on the Edge” (see NSFW video below). Across the planet, there are significant urban centers situated in isolated, sometimes even precarious locations – I prefer to call these “Remote Cities.” Much … Continue reading

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Book review of “Crossing the Heart of Africa”

I’ve always enjoyed reading nonfiction travel adventures and Julian Smith’s book about Ewart Grogan’s monumental two-year trek from Cape Town to Cairo is a thrilling and captivating read. For, not only does Mr. Smith describe Grogan’s colossal journey from south … Continue reading

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