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10 cloud datasets that I’d like to mashup

Cloud computing is being sold as a hosting architecture to provide instantly scalable on-demand computing power, storage and bandwidth. “The cloud’s resources scale with user demands. Pay only for what you use” says RackSpace, the latest to join the cloud … Continue reading

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Los Conquistadores – Defining Moments

Written by Ron, our man in Guatemala Four weeks ago, I flew into Panama City with no real ideas about what i was about to experience. Tomorrow, not by choice, I leave the group to return to my own part … Continue reading

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Volcan Pacaya – Hot Bots at 2,500 metres.

Written by Orla Nad Ron with bits by Bob Moist, windy, dark, cloudy, cold, insane, but mostly windy. We were huddled together, lying flat on our backs. To offer the wind any angle of elevation would be to risk being … Continue reading

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ShopShop in ChiChi

Reporting for Dragoman News, Elisabeth Poly A day long awaited by us all – shopping in the market of Chichicastenango. We took off from Panajachel early in the morning, on a very clear sunny day which gave us a splendid … Continue reading

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Dangerous Diving

Written by Marianne I attained my diving certificate in Holland. How surprised I was that actually you can go diving in Roatan without a hood, a thick wetsuit and gloves. This is a paradise compared to the seas of Holland. … Continue reading

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‘Nightlife and Night Lights’ or ‘Volcano Spotting and other nocturnal diversions’

Written by Ron, our man in Costa Rica After a couple of hectic days based in San Jose featuring white-water rafting, jungle bashing and fast city living, we were facing up to the possibility of having to stay awake until … Continue reading

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“Come to the back of my boat baby and relax”

Written by Caroline After a busy night out in San Jose sampling the local karaoke bars, the more adventurous of our group roused themselves at the early hour of 6am to spend the day white-water rafting somewhere in the Costa … Continue reading

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Wildlife at Manuel Antonio

Written by JoJo, typed by Marianne A quick glance at the tourist town of Quepos got us all in the mood for Manuel Antonio Parque Nacional, a small park consisting of beaches, jungles, rivers, and wildlife. Our camp was on … Continue reading

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L’Esquina, Golfito, Costa Rica

Your roving reporter, Jo Topham Having spent four and a half hours driving from Bochete and listening to Jim’s inimitably stylish collection of Johnny Cash, we arrived at Esquinas Lodge. It is, and I quote, “an enchanting oasis surrounded by … Continue reading

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