For this week’s travel theme of red, I chose to focus on the decorative arts in Kyrgyzstan. A lot of their creative work is done through weaving and patch work quilts using wool. We visited a family living in the suburbs of Bishkek and Shereen shared the work that she and her mother had finished. The inside of yurts are […]
We saw a moose – on date night on the east coast of Cape Breton Island. It was dusk and we were driving back to the campground and there she was. She lumbered down the left shoulder and across the road but my camera was behind the seat and she was in the woods before I could get it out. […]
A couple of weeks ago I posted my reflections of “Life on the Rocks” and today I want to pay a personal tribute to the people of that area. This is the area around Gander, Newfoundland. This name may sound familiar to you – maybe because there is an airforce base there, maybe because it was mentioned in the news during […]
We had talked about visiting Newfoundland for oh so long – at first just as a fantasy, “Wouldn’t that be a fun place to visit someday, but it looks hard to get to?” And then we talked about it but the monetary exchange rate between US and Canada got really bad for us and the price of gas in Canada was worse. Jim […]
I couldn’t resist a second post on this week’s travel theme of “curves” when I saw this house. We were on a scenic drive along the Bay of Fundy not far from St. John, New Brunswick.