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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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 →

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 →

Amed, Bali, Indonesia, 2015

Amed, Indonesia, 2015 July 30, 2015 at 3:51am In the wake of all the worldly uncertainty (the Paris terrorist attacks).. the divisions being spliced between schools of critical thought, religion and human rights .. I reluctantly post the next chapter of our Asian trip.  I am in no way insensitive to the current happenings of... Continue Reading →

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