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Lisbon - The Forgotten Gem of Europe

Posted on November 22, 2022 by Keith Simmons
For most centuries, Lisbon, the administrative centre of Portugal, was thought to be one of the very most magnificent cities in Europe.Using its long history, Moorish influences, stunning location and vast riches from India and Brazil, it was a trading hub for more than 100 years.But a devastating earthquake in 1755, accompanied by fire and a tidal wave, reduced it to ruins and obscurity.Lately, however, Lisbon has begun to come back for some of its former glory...

Mighty Kilimanjaro

Posted on March 21, 2022 by Keith Simmons
Snow-capped Kilimanjaro, floating above the clouds is no doubt one of the most beautiful and impressive sights of the natural world.Even hard-boiled non-believers, in their unguarded moments, empathise with the Maasai who call it the "House of God".The mountain is one of the Seven Best Summits of the world -- it's the maximum point on the African continent.Even though there are higher mountains, they form a part of mountain ranges, Everest for instance...