SUP Paddleboarding with baby in Mozambique
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SUP Paddleboarding with baby in Mozambique

I’d seen it more than a decade ago in Barbados. I remember it vividly. I was at one of my favourite hidden beaches in a family holiday, when a young couple, super-fit and active, turned up with a little baby. The female placed the baby at the front of a paddleboard, back before SUP became … Continue reading

Arctic Svalbard – Polar Wildlife
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Arctic Svalbard – Polar Wildlife

Spending a fortnight in the Arctic, midway between the North Pole and continental Norway, is an unforgettable experience. The main motivation for the 1,000 or so visitors who board an expedition ship each summer, to journey into uncharted territory on the High Arctic seas, is the wildlife; namely, the polar bears. During my 11-day voyage, … Continue reading

‘Top of the World’ Arctic – Longyearbyen Svalbard
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‘Top of the World’ Arctic – Longyearbyen Svalbard

Today, I excitedly awoke to explore Longyearbyen and its remote wilderness treats. I arrived last night after sunset at midnight – though the sky never actually darkens – and was still awake for sunrise at 2am. The Svalbard ‘city’ is laden with superlatives. It’s called ‘The top of the world.’ Home to the world’s northernmost … Continue reading