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EGU: A First Impression
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is the most established geosciences organisation in Europe. Created in September 2002 as a merger of the European Geophysical Society and European Union of Geosciences, EGU now hosts over 17 different scientific journals...

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A weekend in... Ireland
I knew I would kick myself if I didn't take advantage of Bristol's
proximity to Ireland and Wales to explore the west side of the British Isles.
We didn't manage to get decent flight prices last year because we always
remembered to book flights when it was ...

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Road Trip Across Ladakh: When India met Eurasia
Formation of the Greater Ranges of Asia  The Himalayas and Karakoram are two of the highest mountain ranges in the world. The Himalayas stretches across 2900 km, passing through six countries, and contains the highest mountain on Earth (Mt Everest if you're...

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Beautiful Bali: A Photoessay (Part 1)
Day One Day Two Day Three

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Ekushey: Loving our Mother Tongue
Today is Ekushey, in other words, International Mother's Language Day. This day commemorates the sacrifices made by the members of the Bengali Language Movement and martyrs who were killed by the police for protesting the recognition of, as well as the righ...

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The Fiery Land of Indonesia
  It shivers and it rumbles. It will exhale with frustration. It will make you known its own temper and tantrums. In Indonesia, you begin to believe that the Earth is alive.  I'm use to travelling independently around a foreign country, mainly thanks to Jam...

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The first taste of Indonesia: Yogjakarta
We never prepared ourselves for Indonesia. We had so much trouble in Taiwan to keep us busy that it felt like we were spiralling from one whirlwind to another. Taiwan is very different every part of Indonesia we visited with its tall skyscrapers, bright neo...

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It doesn't always go your way: A super-typhoon during our visit to Taiwan
I remember looking at the weather section in the Taiwan guide book and clearly reading the warnings of typhoons during the summer months. A "grade ten" typhoon passed through Hong Kong while I was there and the worst I witnessed of the damage were fallen tr...

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Leaving our hearts in León
When one adventure ends, another begins. After spending three months in Mexico, my plan wasn't to go home straight away, no way! Mexico is only a few steps away from Central America, a region I've associated with volcanoes, national parks and natural beauty...

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Photoessay: Flying to Volcán de Colima
Flying to a volcano, flying around one of Mexico's most active volcano,  has been the highlight of my time in Colima. I know I haven't finished my volunteering trip but this combines my childhood love of flying with my obsession with volcanoes. I've been lo...
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