July 5th, 2009. Jerusalem. 3:30 am. I am startled awake by the piercing call to prayer emanating from the minaret … Continue reading The Old City, Jerusalem
When I’m at home in Canada, I don’t usually do a whole lot for New Year’s Eve. It’s usually to … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Around the World
(This was an email I sent to my friends and family when I lived in Japan teaching English as … Continue reading The Futon
It’s been a while since the last Iceland post. But I finally got the chance to finish off our summer … Continue reading Grindavík and the Blue Lagoon
It’s been five days since Bob had his right ankle taken apart and put back together again (for the second … Continue reading There’s Beer in Them Thar Hills!
After leaving Þingeryi around 9 am, we were expecting another long day of driving to get to Isafjörður. But the … Continue reading Isafjörður, Súðavík and Hólmavík
After our morning dip in the hot spring, we drove away from Flókalundur. Earlier in the morning (when Grumpy Bear … Continue reading Patreksfjörður and Þingeryi