Shock Therapy in India

India is a shocker; in this there is no doubt! We went there expecting to be shocked, but nothing could have prepared us. We spoke to travelers who had been there. We read the forums. We watched videos. We read the Lonely Planet guide. We thought we knew what we were getting into. With an... Continue Reading →

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Chasing the Dragon in the Philippines

So, we wanted “water” time.. we wanted crystal clear waters to swim and snorkel. December would be our month for this and the Philippines love their Christmas even more than we do. A 2 for 1 deal. Using the fantastic internet connection of Malaysia we did some “quick” research and booked our ticket to Manila.... Continue Reading →

Muted in Malaysia

We definitely spoke a lot of backwoods slangy French during our stay in Malaysia.. and even then, it wasn’t enough .. even then, I would still get those wide eyes from Sylvie that scream “shut your mouth!”. So most of the time we were confined to expressionless silence in public or whispers in the dark... Continue Reading →

The Anna what?

The Annapurnas are a mountain range in the Himalayas, central Nepal. The Annapurna circuit is a world famous trek that circles the Annapurna massif following trails and roads. This trek begins in the Marshyangdi valley at Besisahar, peaks at the high pass crossing of Thorung La, and ends near Pokhara at Nayapul. There are many... Continue Reading →

Mini Delhi

I have a friend on Facebook who recently posted pictures of him and his wife in first class seats on British Airways, clinking champaign glasses and lounging in comfortable looking recliners.. I have to chuckle (at us, not him) when I compare this to our connecting flight from Rome to Kuwait. In our plane, we... Continue Reading →

Europe in September

September 2016 It’s been weeks of heat .. almost Central American heat but in September and in a place that more resembles Southern Ontario climate wise. The kilometers we have covered are starting to take their toll on our footwear .. sandals that were brand new 3 weeks ago from the Timmins mall, are now... Continue Reading →

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