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The Canadian!

Vancouver to Toronto By Train Trees…great scenery, mountains, prairies….trees…history, geography topography…trees…photography, trains, massive trains…trees…multiple 3 course meals, random enlightening conversations, moonlit snow…trees…searching for Northern Lights...

Climbing Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai or ‘Moses Mountain’​Climbing Mount Sinai on the 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...

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 though, knowing I was in the...

Mountain Gorillas

One of the most memorable days – ever! Visiting Mountain Gorilla’s.  It is  a long way to the remote Virunga Mountains in north western Rwanda which are right on the border with the DRC (Congo) & Uganda, and the Permits are difficult to get and really...

School in Sierra Leone

FollowFollow School DetailsStarted 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 block of childrens toilets complete...

A Great Day

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. The channel tunnel between England and France was...