This week served up a little bit of everything—our pic(k)s included something cold (Antarctica), something warm (Ghana), and something downright hot (the spice market in Aswan).
Spanish-born philosopher George Santayana once mused: “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces”. We agree!
Spice up your life in Egypt! The town of Aswan boasts a large market area—mainly a long pedestrian street. There are a large number of spice merchants here, so it’s picked up the name of ‘Spice Market’.
Ruggedly beautiful, Cape Coast is also one of the most culturally significant spots in Africa. This former European colonial capital was once the largest slave-trading centre in West Africa.
The back of Cierva Cove is a massive glacial face, which regularly calves ice into the bay. It’s one of the best Zodiac cruising locations along the northern part of the Antarctic peninsula, specifically for the glacial face and icebergs and brash ice that collect in the bay.
A Sally Lightfoot crab bids goodbye to G Adventures’ ‘Queen of Galapagos’ as she pulls up anchor. Sometimes called the red rock crab, the Sally Lightfoot is a common sight on the beaches and rocky outcrops of the archipelago.