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  1. October 2009
  2. leia reviewed Lydford Gorge in West Country, United Kingdom

    Lydford Gorge is one of the deepest gorges in the UK, and though this may not be the most dramatic of countrysides, this gorge still begins with a thundering 30metre waterfall called Whitelady, and the walk around it involves walking across a plank over …"

  3. leia reviewed Box Hill in South East England, United Kingdom

    Box Hill overlooks Dorking and the North Downs of Surrey, but it's close enough to London to go for a quick drive out there to look at some rural loveliness before popping back.  The Pilgrims Way footpath runs just south of it.   An important …"

  4. September 2009
  5. leia reviewed Hammam Lalla Mira in Essaouira, Morocco

    The Hammam Lalla Mira is one of the oldest public baths in the city, though you wouldn't know it to look at – it's recently been refurbished and a hotel has been built on top of it. Now its claim to fame is that it's heated with solar energy &ndas…"

  6. July 2009
  7. leia reviewed Goa Gajah: The Elephant Cave in Bali, Indonesia

    Goa Gajah is a cave sanctuary dating from the 9th Century.  The name comes from the cave's facade which is decorated with a writing mass of demons, one of whom looks like an elephant.  It's had that nickname for a long time though – it's …"

  8. leia reviewed Yeh Pulu in Bali, Indonesia

    This sanctuary has one of the oldest carved rock panels in Bali.  The relief panel is about 27 metres long by two metres, and mixes the stories of human history and fairy tales – there's horsemen, Krishna, a woman peeking from behind a door, s…"

  9. leia reviewed Kuta Beach in Bali, Indonesia

    Kuta was Bali's first tourist hub and Kuta Beach was part of the original attractions for visitors, the rest of Kuta was basically a fishing village.  The beach is long and wide, pale, sandy and loved by surfers for the ridges of wave inducing sand …"

  10. leia commented on ‘Act of Kindness’ Travel Writing Competition

    "Just entered! Fingers crossed.."