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Simon Norton
Travel blogger (& owner of ) with a penchant for longhaul overland travel. Travelling since Before FB!
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Simon Kuestenmacher 13h
Very cool animated map of . One frame for every year starting in 400 BC. The link goes through to YouTube. Be aware the video is 11 minutes long. Utterly fascinating though! Link:
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E O Higgins Jan 17
A boarded-up passageway in London’s Notting Hill Gate Underground Station, opened for the first time since 1959.
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Alison Moyet Jan 17
Do women who swear give a fuck if they don’t?
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Independent Travel Jan 16
First ever direct ferry route announced from Ireland to Spain
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Simon Norton Jan 16
aye, bots or human-controlled fake accounts
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The Man in Seat 61 Jan 16
After quite a lot of research, new daily Kazakhstan-China train link is on seat61 -
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Simon Norton Jan 16
Jen, we can expect to see more & more of it (I mean conflation of pro-Brexit & pro-Trump positions in online profiles, and Twitter accounts with US & UK flags and very similar bios with a few details switched)
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On The Naughty Step #FBPE #StopBrexit2018 #WATON Jan 15
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Lukas Messmer Jan 15
For the last weeks, citizens have been documenting the luxurious watch collection of Prawit Wongsuwon, Defence minister of Thailand. Today number 23 and number 24 surfaced. All watches except one are from Swiss brands.
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Simon Norton Jan 16
ha, just got (very selectively) quoted on BBC re Beijing - most of what I said was actually pretty negative (pollution, Orwellian govt, worst city I’ve lived in, etc) but guess that didn’t fit the piece so they just used the nice quotes! via
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Simon Norton Jan 16
Replying to @beingtokyo
Good, hope it teaches them to watch where they’re going
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Simon Norton Jan 15
Sustainable Sushi and Other Japanese Food that Doesn't Cost the Earth via
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Anthony ward Jan 13
Another one from Ribblehead Viaduct on Thursday, this time with the southbound ‘express’ crossing it.
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Dr Lauren Gavaghan #NHSLove Jan 13
Levelling out the playing field...
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Simon Kuestenmacher Jan 12
shows number of venomous animals by country 🕷 🐍. Australia 🇦🇺 doesn’t surprise anyone. Surprised though that Madagascar 🇲🇬 ranks so low! Source:
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Aritz Parra Jan 12
Snowboarding (and Face Planting) in Remote Western China, by via
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Simon Norton Jan 11
it’s there - number 8, Honshu, is Japan’s main island
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Simon Kuestenmacher Dec 18
shows the 20 largest islands in the world in a to-scale comparison. The Australian mainland is commonly considered to be the largest island. Source
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Simon Norton Jan 10
minus 13 in ... walking around in black hoodie black gloves & black face mask. might put goggles on next time to complete the Kylo Ren look
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Simon Norton Jan 9
they didn’t.
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