A Maverick Inuit Way and the Vikings is the seventh in a series of historically and politically-themed travel memoirs by Mary Jane Walker. It describes her travels in Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Finland and the Orkneys, Shetlands and other formerly Norse islands of Scotland. Mary Jane reflects on the cities and wilderness regions, and on the emergence of a new Cold War on the Baltic Sea.
This is my second post on Dunedin, the most southerly of New Zealand's main centres and one of the most remote cities in the world. I talk about its rise on the back of sheep and gold and land obtained cheaply from the Māori, its many talents, its Scottish and Chinese heritage, and a visit to New Zealand's only castle and to the albatross breeding colony at Taiaroa Head.Continue readingView more blog posts
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