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Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco State, Mexico

A trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

"Getting out of the hotel and even back in was like crossing through Checkpoint Charlie in the '70s. I guess they have had some issues with bandits robbing busloads of tourists and they try to keep the vendors away from the hotel where they can bother the visitors." Graeme goes on holiday down Mexico way - and finds that rest and relaxation ends at the resort hotel perimeter fences.

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Flag of the Republic of Ecuador

Five questions about Ecuador – Quick Quiz

Five questions about Ecuador, named after the Equator and the possible future home of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. What else do you know about it? Find out here!

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Flag of the United Mexican States

Five questions about Mexico – Quick Quiz

Five questions about a country that's famously south of the border. No, not England - it's Mexico!

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Water Sky Garden, a scuplture by Janet Echelman

Water Sky Garden

A sculpture by US artist Janet Echelman at the Speed Skating Oval in Richmond, British Columbia

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Seal of San Diego, California

A visit to San Diego

Graeme describes a fascinating trip to San Diego in which he encounters a major power cut, explores several museums, and flies upside-down.

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