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Edinburghs Hogmanay Torchlight Procession 2012. With Vikings!

Posted on January 26th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, Scotland, Video Adventures. 5 comments
Have you ever been to a Scottish celebration of Hogmanay? They really know how to mark an occasion up there. It’s a great way to welcome in the New Year, and here’s my first video from this year’s events to show you why. Five Scottish pipe bands and 26 Up Helly Aa Vikings from the Shetlands lead over 35,000 people and 7,000 torches through the streets of Edinburgh up to Calton Hill in the Hogmanay Torchlight Procession 2012.…

Unsung Heroes – The Artwork of Antony Vassulo

Posted on November 29th, by Peter Parkorr in Gozo, Malta, Unsung Heroes. 3 comments
A post from Gozo, the smaller cousin of Malta.
Just after Christmas Day of 2011, I spent ten days on the charming island of Gozo, until early in the new year.  Malta and Gozo are very  different places, materially and culturally. The Maltese are very proud of their heritage and customs, as are the Gozitans, but other than the shared language they have little in common.…