Climbing Mount Sinai

Climbing Mount Sinai Mount Sinai or ‘Moses Mountain’ ​Sinai Peninsula: Mount Sinai and St Catherine’s Monastery are 2-3 hours drive from Sharm el Sheik, although we had driven in 6-7 hours from Cairo, the capital of Egypt.  The last few hours navigating the arid,...

Mount Washington Climb

Mount Washington Climb Above:   Rime Ice   forming and nearing the summit. First Steps! I had been slow to accept the invite to climb Mt Washington as when my daughter was in Elementary School a friend’s father had perished on it during a winter climb.  Finally...

A Day At The DMZ

A Day At the DMZ Looking at North Korea The De-Miltarized Zone My feelings upon standing on the platform peering across the DMZ (De-Militarized Zone) were: ones of amazement that in this day and age division and borders, can still be so stark and impenetrable sadness,...

Rwanda: Mountain Gorillas and more

Rwanda : Mountain Gorilla's and more One of the most memorable days – ever! photo gallery Preparation – apart from all the normal logistical and health preparation  needed when visiting Africa you will need to plan ahead simply to get a Trekking Permit.  You will also...

Building a School in Sierra Leone

Building A School In Sierra Leone FollowFollow School Details Started in late 2016 this school now has, as of January 2019, 297 children enrolled with 6 teachers (3 are volunteers).  The school has 6 classrooms, teachers room, small Heads office, teacher toilet and a...

Building A School In Sierra Leone

This is the story of How and Why, we managed to build a Primary School in Sierra Leone, West Africa.Click here to see a video of the story of the school being built in a remote part of Sierra Leone.Click here to read more about it.Click here to see photograph albumSee...

A Great Day That Keeps Getting Better

A Great Day That Keeps Getting Better As Time Passes As Time Goes By Sometimes it is not the thrill of the moment that determines that an event was truly wonderful and memorable, but, the recognition over a period of time afterwards that something was really special....