Travel: Borderline Edginess, Or Taken For A Ride By Hitler

Travel: Borderline Edginess, Or Taken For A Ride By Hitler

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] By BRUCE DENNILL Donkeys are a regular sight in the Northern Cape. They’re exceptionally hardy creatures, which is useful when there’s not much to eat in the semi-desert scrub of the Kgalagadi, and when there...
Travel: Fantasy And Fabergé, Or Russian To See New Exhibit

Travel: Fantasy And Fabergé, Or Russian To See New Exhibit

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] On 7 February 2020 at 3pm, the new, permanent treasury at the Amalienborg Museum will be revealed. On display will be Russian jewellery from the period 1860-1917, with a focus on the close ties between the...
Travel: In The Footsteps Of Anne Frank, Or A Spirit Endures

Travel: In The Footsteps Of Anne Frank, Or A Spirit Endures

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] By BRYAN ANDREWS   Most people who have heard the story of Anne Frank, or who have read even a part of her diary, have the impression that she was an unfortunate young girl destroyed by the Nazis. I was...
Travel: Boldly Barefoot, Or Shell-Shocked By History

Travel: Boldly Barefoot, Or Shell-Shocked By History

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] By BRYAN ANDREWS   Invoking a totally different set of emotions to those I experienced on the Via Dolorosa and in Hezekiah’s Tunnel was my visit to Yad Vashem – Israel’s Holocaust Museum.  In one word,...