Continental Drifting:

Beginnings

A gypsy rover came over the hill Down through the valley so shady. He whistled and he sang 'til the green woods rang And he won the heart of a lady. Songwriter, Leo Maguire

People struggle to climb the very steep steps of El Castillo, Chichen Itza, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

In this series of articles the aim is to bring out the gypsy rover in us all. Since our ancestors first evolved into human beings, we have crisscrossed this planet in search of new places. There remains, deep within all of us, the spark of desire to be somewhere else, to see new sights, to experience a different life. This series of articles will kindle this spark and drive it into a raging inferno. Browse through the articles and enjoy the immense, wondrous, diverse, and fascinating planet we call home. From the comfort of your armchair, flip past places of interest and beauty from every wonderful continent on the globe. Roam freely across our planet’s landscapes and cultures. Our world is real, it is at your doorstep, and it is amazing. It beckons you to appreciate all that it has to offer. Get inspired, plan your next adventure, or simply enjoy the continents in your mind’s eye, as this series of articles awakens it to fantastic visions of magnificence.