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Hill tribes and the yao people

THAILAND | Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | Views [558]

Our visit with \Nuna and TOny from upcountry to the homng hill village was quite an event. We learned after arriving at the upcountry bunglaows that the following day was to be a new year's celebration for the yao  village.Because Tony and Nuna ... Read more >


Photos: Thong, Thailand and surrounding areaS

THAILAND | Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | Photo Gallery

Various sites near upcountry bungalows, Phu che Fa, \hill tribe new year, etc
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A visit to the Hill tribes-Day one

THAILAND | Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | Views [365] | Comments [1]

What a great day. We left early this morning loading up into the back of a truck for our ride to the North and the Hill country. We booked the tour on line as a way to get out of the city and to tour a bit. The ride was broken up with a 10 minute visit ... Read more >


Photos: Chaing Mai

THAILAND | Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Finding time to make Time

THAILAND | Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | Views [320] | Comments [1]

THe drive to get to THailand materializes into a nagging voice in the back ground, a voice that periodically says go learn more about this country, the land and the people. Maybe the inspiration started with my young fried Tonio, who has family there ... Read more >

Tags: thailand beginningsw, trekking


Nova Scotia Wine contry and Anapolis Valley

BELIZE | Sunday, 30 Sep 2012 | Views [222]

Our arrival to Halifax was a little later than we prefered but as a result business was slow at the car rental spot so we got a great deal on a rental. Right up the alley especially since petrol is so pricey here. Our first tank took 86$ can to fill ... Read more >


Photos: more photos from home

USA | Saturday, 22 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery


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Nova Scotia, PEI and Cape Breton in the Fall

CANADA | Saturday, 22 Sep 2012 | Views [287]

This week I am off on a short trip to PEI, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island. I hope to be able to explore Halifax, Bay of FUnday, PEI and biking the island and of course the great Cabot trail. Stay tuned.


Photos: PG and Mayan Village stay

BELIZE | Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

These pics are mostly Southern Belize and PG. Spent a couple of days in a Mayan village and visited the school and library to donate books for both.
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Photos: Birding in the Crookd Tree

BELIZE | Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Pics are from the birding we did in this area as well as from the Birdseye view lodge and the town of Crooked Tree
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A hapless birder in the crooked tree

BELIZE | Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Views [355]

My first impression upon waking early this morning was that the constant squawking noise i was hearing was not a dream but rather a real animal, most likely a bird, somewhere out there on the Crooked Tree Lagoon. The lonesome sounding bird spent the ... Read more >


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BELIZE | Wednesday, 12 Jan 2011 | Views [322]

I find myself wanting to linger here in Placencia, yet the road calls us to move on to Punta Gorda, in the south. we spent yesterday and the day before exploring the village and venturing out to George's crawl Caye. Lisa arranged for George's cousin ... Read more >


More Jungle adventures

BELIZE | Sunday, 9 Jan 2011 | Views [284]

The Jungle was calling once again, so loud that it caused us to rise before dawn to catch the hokey pokey taxi and the bus to the Cockscomb Wildlife Management reserve. THis reserve is just north of Placencia about a 45 minute bus ride. The morning light ... Read more >


Photos: January 4 and 5 Cayo to Placencia

BELIZE | Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Onward to the beach

BELIZE | Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | Views [301]

We made our way yesterday via bus from our jungle lodge, The Trek Stop,all the way to Placencia. The folks on all of the buses were most helpful and did what they could to make sure we got off on the right stop and caught the right bus to placencia. that ... Read more >


xunitunich and a Howling good time

BELIZE | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [359]

Xunitunich, try saying that 5 times fast while rubbing your belly. This is another site where we visited today. Yesterday we moved to the trek stop a very rustic spot in the middle of the jungle that is very close to camping. The place was set up about ... Read more >


ATM

BELIZE | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Views [289]

ATM does not stand for a place where you get money from the bank. In Belize it is a major cave site where multiple human remains have been found. The cave area is extensive with multiple caverns, grand rooms, and your typical cave stalactites and stalagmites.... Read more >


Photos: Carocol

BELIZE | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

pics from the Carocol site in Belize
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Happy New Year from Cahal Pech

BELIZE | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Views [630]

Happy New Year's to you all. I am here in a bar in San Ignacio just back from a tour with Destiny Tours. We went to the Caracol ruins with our trusty guide Sergio. We fell into his knowing hands quite accidentally but most fortunately.Once we finalized ... Read more >


New Year's Eve in San Ignacio

BELIZE | Saturday, 1 Jan 2011 | Views [791] | Comments [2]

we arrived by bus (express from BZ) it was quite the trip. We were the only non locals on the boat but everyone was most helpful. We caught the bus compliments of our new friend Mark the cab guy from the airport. He also gave us a quick lesson on the ... Read more >

Tags: san ignacio, trakking


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