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 The Anna what?
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 Mini Delhi
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 Europe in September
August 10, 2015 at 4:04pm Back on the mainland we rented a scooter for the 3 final days of the trip. We loaded our now 4 backpacks on this thing and drove it 2 hours north to the town of Ubud. Ubud was like the Chiang Mai of Bali .. the place everyone talked about.. … Continue reading Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2015
August 10, 2015 at 3:57pm Back in Bali, where we planned to spend the final week of our trip .. We had 2 goals.. to visit the islands of Lembongan and Ceningan and to visit the town of Ubud. We did both 🙂 To get to Lembongan, we needed to take a ferry or a … Continue reading Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia, 2015
August 10, 2015 at 3:52pm Oh Lasse .. as he sat there on the curb doing his math, I knew full well that this would be a challenging and very long journey across to Labuanbajo. I can just hear him muttering “2 hours plus 1 hour .. then 50 kms for 3 hours … plus … Continue reading Labuanbajo, Flores, 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 Amed, Bali, Indonesia, 2015
We are on the last morning (7:00am) of a 5 day stay on the beautiful Gili Islands. This has been a very relaxing and much needed time to recharge for the next couple of weeks ahead. Wifi has been brutal on this island, so it has been difficult to keep in touch with those back … Continue reading The Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia, 2015