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At Destinations last weekend there was a display of Ponting's photos from Antarctica which conveyed the immense power a photo can have on the viewer. The image of Scott and his ill-fated companions at the South Pole in front of the Norwegians' tent is almost too poignant to bear. Do go and see for yourselves - it's at the Royal Geographical Society, it's free and on now until the end of March.
So the 'Las Malvinas/Falkland Islands' issue rears its ugly head again. The politicians are back barking at each other with David Cameron somewhat amusingly accusing the Argentineans of 'colonialism' which may well be the most classic case of 'pot calling kettle black' in recent times. How much of this relates to the very attractive possibility of rich natural resources being discovered down there and how much to the tragic war is anyone's guess but what we do know is that all the islanders really want is to be left alone and to continue to attract much needed tourism.
With perfect timing after hearing today that Suu Kyi will be running for Parliament in the April Burma elections, we have just received this wonderful trip review from a client hot off one of our Burma tours.
In light of the recent bungee accident in Victoria Falls we would like to advise that we are suspending offering the bungee jump as an optional activity on our tours until the full investigation is complete.
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