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The Magical Mont Saint-Michel Monastery in Normandy

The Magical Mont Saint-Michel Monastery in Normandy

Mont-Saint Michel is a megalithic wonder. It is an archaic monastery perched on an island off the coast of Normandy, France. It dates back several hundred years and is woven with a rich history. We decided to pay it a visit while on a family road trip from Bretagne to Normandy. It holds a presence over the…

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By Soninke Combrinck, January 14, 2019
Panning for Gold in Pilgrim’s Rest

Panning for Gold in Pilgrim’s Rest

“Pilgrim’s Rest, where ghosts are still panning for gold.” Pilgrim’s Rest is one of those places full of history. You can feel it in your bones. As we took the R533 that curved along the mountain side, we could sense it. It was a place of gold. This old mining town in Mpumalanga dates back…

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By Soninke Combrinck, June 17, 2017
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A Day at the Museum: London’s Hall’s of History.

A Day at the Museum: London’s Hall’s of History.

The cooler weather pushed us indoors today, so we flocked to the famous British museums with hundreds of other tourists, tour groups and children on school outings. We woke early, packed lunch and set off to South Kensington for our history lesson. Surviving the Tube I’m trying to wrap my mind around the underground etiquette….

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By Soninke Combrinck, June 27, 2015
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