A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest sites we have been to in Greece this site is downright boastful as one of the most important cities of ancient times. With an open active archeological dig happening while we were there we feel very grateful to have been able to speak to the… Continue reading The Ancient Site at Messene
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
Club Rora Sunday Bar-B-Que at Rumba
Well, we decided not to 'go out' for dinner and instead try the Rumba beach front restaurant for the Sunday bar-b-que and it was not a mistake. We went early to get a sea side table and to get a glimpse of what was being offered. The salad buffet looked awesome and the sauces looked… Continue reading Club Rora Sunday Bar-B-Que at Rumba
Ahhh… lazy days… sea, sand, and surf!
Holiday should be a laid back period of time when you don't 'have to' do anything…and so it is! Beautiful sunny skies, a blue sea, white waves that turn to turquoise with each roll and a light breeze to keep it all cool enough to enjoy! Yes, that's what I am talking about. Turquoise rollers… Continue reading Ahhh… lazy days… sea, sand, and surf!
The Dusit Zoo in Bangkok
This is a massive are (about 189,000 sq meters) with a large animal population of over 1600 different animals. You can take the day and stroll around or hop on the tram and do a circle tour. Either way the zoo is always popular with kids (large and small) and never ceases to amaze me… Continue reading The Dusit Zoo in Bangkok
Last dinner with our group
Ah... some one said, "parting is such sweet sorrow" ... and so it was! The last dinner with our group was at one of Dan's favorite restaurants in Bangkok Jim's Burgers and was he very happy! But, we were happy too...there was an abundance of food that was dripping with cheese, fantastic fries and a… Continue reading Last dinner with our group
Back to Beautiful Bangkok….
Ahhh... the time we had with great people, great food and wonderful travels! But, all good things must be remembered and we have the pictures to prove it. The road back to Bangkok was long and some what arduous, miles in the bus, and crossing boarders without washrooms. We really enjoyed our time together with… Continue reading Back to Beautiful Bangkok….
So Many Wats
The main highlight of our Cambodia Tour was our visit to Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is an experience that you must have! It is truly incredible, beautiful and awe inspiring! Our guide filled us in on the history of this beautiful place as we strolled along the promenade toward the temple. It was truly quite… Continue reading So Many Wats
Siem Reap Cultural Night…Food and Fun (culture)
While in Siem Reap we were treated to a fantastic cultural night which included a massive buffet dinner (all the dishes I love and a few more thrown in for good measure), and a cultural show of talented dancers. We were enthralled! The monumental building was beautiful and well...monumental. We first enjoyed our dinner… Continue reading Siem Reap Cultural Night…Food and Fun (culture)
Take me to the circus…the Phare Circus!
Oh my goodness, these people are talented, and brave, and awesome, and hilarious! We went to see the Phare Circus. One of the best shows I have ever seen (including the Circ du Soleil). The performers were all members of the Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPSA) or “The Brightness of the Arts”. It is a non-profit… Continue reading Take me to the circus…the Phare Circus!