We were met at the airport after a day of travel by our local guide from Siti’stanjungputing Tour - Desi. Desi got us ensconced in a local hotel (see below review about our experiences with the Grand Kecubung Hotel) and gave us a quick synopsis of our tour to begin the next day. Desi was… Continue reading Welcome to the wilds of Borneo!
Wonderful Indonesia! Denpasar!
Well here we are...travelling again! Flights are a mess, travel times are long and arduous and changes and cancellations are the way things are these post-COVID days! But, after numerous changes and a couple of cancellations we made it to Indonesia after 3 years of trying... We always plan carefully...but sometimes all the good planning… Continue reading Wonderful Indonesia! Denpasar!
The days are short for so much travel, but we try to do as much as we can with the adventures at hand! Right now I am in Belize (for the last 6 weeks of a four month winter sojourn). We love to visit ancient ruins (and Belize has a lot of these), we also… Continue reading Back again…!
Whirlwind travel to home base! And back to travel again!
After a 43 hour journey we arrived back home from Greece early October... with oh so many things to do to catch up. Trying to finish a renovation and addition to our home as well as get ready for four months in Belize was a little dauting at best. But, we managed to get everything… Continue reading Whirlwind travel to home base! And back to travel again!
Galaxy Restaurant- yes, it is our favorite
Seafood and Tsiparou, say that three times really fast and you may be able to magically appear sitting at a table facing the Sea, sipping Tsiparou, and relaxing in the beautiful breeze at the Galaxy Restaurant! Wine and Sea at the Galaxy! The food here is exceptional, the owner and his family are also exceptional,… Continue reading Galaxy Restaurant- yes, it is our favorite
Psarotaverna (Fish Taverna) Aristea
We love frequenting fish tavernas! Mainly because they have fantastic fish! But the salads, the metzedies, the kebabs, and the souvlaki are also pretty darn delicious! We found the Aristea while driving along the beautiful seaside roads of Evia and had to go back for dinner that night (oh ok and the night after too!).… Continue reading Psarotaverna (Fish Taverna) Aristea
Ahhh…sun, sand and good food! X Tan Ha (waterfront resort)
Sit back and relax! This is a place that is good for your soul.... White sand beach, the sound of the breakers at the reef offshore, the sun warming your skin and your spirit, and edible art they call food! It does not get much better than this... This little bit pf paradise is perfect… Continue reading Ahhh…sun, sand and good food! X Tan Ha (waterfront resort)
Tamanu Beach Resort – Island Night
If there is a good show on the island of Aitutaki then this is it! The Tamanu Beach Resort has a wonderful cultural show (with local club dancers) and a fabulous Polynesian (30 item) buffet dinner. We took a chance on getting seats for the Thursday night and were rewarded! The Temanu Beach Resort is… Continue reading Tamanu Beach Resort – Island Night
Puffy’s Beach Bar and Grill
On our first night on Aitutaki we were exhausted from our travel (a 45 min flight) from Rarotonga. So, we decided to go out for dinner and we did not have to go far. Right next door to Aretai Villas is a wonderful little open air, beachfront restaurant called Puffy's. The food is much better… Continue reading Puffy’s Beach Bar and Grill
There are few places in the world where we can say we have had a better welcome than Aitutaki. We were met at the airport by Trip, a lovely lady, who took time from her day to help out a friend. She was just bubbly and full of life, regaling us with tales of the… Continue reading Amazing Aitutaki