Day 2: We were up early as we had stayed in a lovely room at the Rimba Lodge the night before and the Proboscis monkeys were playing on our cabin roof at about 4:30 am. They will throw things at you if they so desire! Check them out here: https://animalia.bio/proboscis-monkey The females are pretty cute… Continue reading Day 2: Orangutan Visit – Tanjung Puting National Park
Our Guide, Abul
A gentle soul who leaves all impressed by his serenity and calmness! He raised, by hand, many of the Orangutans we met on our tour and calls them all by name. He calls them and they come to him! He gives them space to be themselves but allows the visitors to see them in their… Continue reading Our Guide, Abul
Siti’ tanjungputing Orangutan Tour
One of our favorites of the great apes is the Orangutan! Once we had decided to visit Indonesia it was not possible to come without seeing the Orangutans. We searched the internet and even local Indonesian groups for suggestions and recommendations. We came upon Siti purely by chance and as luck would have it we… Continue reading Siti’ tanjungputing Orangutan Tour
Wonderful Indonesia – Denpasar – Praba Guest House feels like home
Our arrival at Denpasar airport was uneventful after 36 hours of travelling from Canada! We were met at the airport by our host, Ayen, from Praba Guest House, just a few minutes away. She was a smiling, welcome sight, holding a sign and joyfully greeting us even late at night. A quick pick up by… Continue reading Wonderful Indonesia – Denpasar – Praba Guest House feels like home
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…!
What an absolutely beautiful spot! This was also a new stop for us this trip to Greece. And it was perfect… from the lovely rooms, to the friendly staff, to the fabulous food…and to top it off a beautiful beach for swimming and relaxing with the most fantastic sunsets! Could not have asked for more…and… Continue reading Aggelos Hotel
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
Small Greek Villages
The Greek villages are as old as time itself, and the countryside is so awesome but the people are the real gems! Driving through a small Greek village is like being inside a sandwich where the buildings are at the road on each side of you and the road is just barely wide enough to… Continue reading Small Greek Villages
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)