Things We Are Not Taller Than: Cape Town, South Africa

This post is part of a series. You can read about the origins of our travel tradition here. Listed as one of the new 7 Natural World Wonders, the flat-topped Table Mountain dominates the view in Cape Town, it’s grey-brown bulk the perfect antidote to the sparkly cerulean waters opposite. But the question niggling my mind…

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Things We Are Not Taller Than: Kraków, Poland

This post is part of a series. You can read about the origins of our travel tradition here. Once upon a time, before the city of Kraków was the bustling bohemian hotspot it is now, there was a cave. This cave was located on the banks of the Vistula River, at the humped foot of…

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Things We Are Not Taller Than

“Excuse me, would you mind taking our picture? We have a little tradition we do—just hold on and we’ll get into place.” It started as a little gag—Tim had once put me on his shoulders and I said I was taller than anything else around. When I came to Aachen to visit him, I found…

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