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
Category: Places we’ve been
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
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…!
Glyfa Beach Hotel and the Seaside Fish Taverna
After a long day of driving (and museums and sites) we were glad to check in to our sea view room at Glyfa Beach Hotel. Staff were friendly and efficient. The small balcony gave us a bit of a sea view. It is a lovely, well appointed, and updated hotel with large rooms and good… Continue reading Glyfa Beach Hotel and the Seaside Fish Taverna
Museum at Chora
Driving from the Aggelos Hotel to Glyfa Beach we decided to make a stop that we have made before at the small unique museum at Chora. The staff were fantastic and we enjoyed every minute! Needless to say that if this is not our fist time stopping here we must like what it offers. And… Continue reading Museum at Chora
The Ancient Site at Messene
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
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
This winery was highly recommended by our host at Lakonia Bay Apartments. So, we had to make the trip back up the winding road to the newly refurbished and recently reopened (in a new location) to the Monemvasia Winery. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monemvasia What an incredible set up they have. I was awe inspired by the size and… Continue reading Monemvasia Winery