Monthly Archives: January 2013

Review: Films Set In Japan – ‘The Toxic Avenger Part II’ (1989)

This ridiculously silly low budget B-movie was actually brought to my attention (though strictly not “recommended”) by fellow blogger tokyo5 who mentioned it in a comment on my ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III‘ review a couple of years ago. Having … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt X: James Bond Filming Locations (Panama)

‘Casino Royale‘ (2006) set the benchmark so high that it was always going to be a tough act for ‘Quantum of Solace‘ (2008) to follow. It may have received some quite negative and scathing reviews but I actually don’t mind … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt IX: Panama City (Panama)

I woke up in a sweat in my San Jose hostel room and it certainly wasn’t because it was hot! Far from it as it was cold at night but I awoke and realised I had booked the wrong bus … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt VIII: San Jose (Costa Rica)

I had absolutely no problem with Costa Rica or even San Jose (which has a bit of a bad reputation) but my time in this capital city was a bit of a nightmare. On the Nicarguan/Costa Rican border I wanted … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt VII: Granada (Nicaragua)

It’s fair to say that I really did under-estimate the size of Central America and the ability to go between places as and when I wanted. Yet another day was spent on the bus on January 2nd getting to Managua … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt VI: Copan Ruinas & Tegucigalpa (Honduras)

After an unwanted night back in Guatemala City I made sure I was at the Hedman Alas bus station (a few blocks away from my hotel) way before its scheduled 5am departure to ensure I got a ticket. No need … Continue reading

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Central America 2012/13 Pt V: Livingston (Guatemala)

I can’t say I was planning on returning to Guatemala but due to the time I arrived by chicken bus at Punta Gorda in the south of Belize I didn’t have much choice but to take a boat to Livingston … Continue reading

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