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Convento de San Felipe Neri, Sucre: So Good I Visited Twice!

Bolivia’s constitutional capital, Sucre, was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1991.  As a result its historic centre is overflowing with a wealth of impressive museums, well-preserved colonial buildings, and ornate churches. If you’ve been reading my most recent blog posts you’ll know that, of all the sights I visited during the three weeks […]

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The Incredible Clifftop Monasteries of Meteora

Just like the surreal volcanic landscapes of Cappadocia and the bizarre natural terraces of carbonate minerals in Pamukkale, as soon as I saw photographs of the stunning clifftop monasteries of Meteora, I knew I had to go. Those of you who are regular readers of this blog will know that I’m an avid photographer and […]

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