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  • Full Name: Rob Atkins ( 40 / Male )
  • Lives In: London, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship: United Kingdom
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  • Marital Status: Married
  • Occupation: Paragon
  • Hobbies:

    Playing guitar and keyboards, playing and watching football, skiing, snowboarding, squash, a bit of tennis, cooking, reading, growing stuff.

  • Favourite places:

    Anywhere in Vietnam, Rome, Brighton, Istanbul, New York, Sydney and Melbourne, the Dolomites, the Red Sea, Virgin Cove and Namua Island in Samoa, Glenorchy and the mountains around, quieter bits of Thailand, the Cumbrian mountains, Tiger Leaping Gorge, the Isle of Eigg.

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Bintan/Tanjung Pinang

Posted by magykal1 | 14th March 2005

A fascinating few days in Indonesia!

Had Visa issues, arrived at the wrong port and had to get a taxi right across the island, stayed in the cheapest guesthouse ever.

Had a longboat trip around the harbour which was fascinating, visited a few

Latest Diary Entries


Morocco 2013 (4982 kms)

18 Dec 2013

Visiting: United Kingdom and Morocco.

Cornwall 2011 (850 kms)

02 Jul 2011

Visiting: United Kingdom.

Australia 2011 (35735 kms)

25 Mar 2011 - 08 Apr 2011

Visiting: United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Australia.

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I grew up on the edge of the Lake District National Park. My family still live there and I have visited regularly since moving away.

» Ask magykal1 a question about Lake_District.


Currently living in Brighton (again), have done on-and-off since 1998. Have lived in London quite a bit. Also particularly useful for Cumbria - Lake District and North Pennines, though I say so myself - I was brought up there and visit regularly. I've travelled around the UK a lot, so if you want an opinion on something give me a try.

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