Gulf Islands Cycling Part 1 – Galiano Island

Though campground after campground appeared fully reserved on a sunny July weekend, I remembered that cyclists don’t follow the conventional rules. One amazing thing I learned on our PanAmerican cycle is a “can do” attitude where camping can be found, … Continue reading

Joffre Lakes

The hike up Joffre Lakes is actually fairly short in distance. It’s only about 4km each way and a 400 elevation climb. However, I found myself stopping every little while for the stunning scenery. Combined with a trip to Nairn … Continue reading

Riding the Currents: A 7 day liveaboard in Komodo National Park

What is so special about diving in Komodo National Park? We were on the plane flying from Bali to Flores Island, where we would depart from the grungy port town of Labuan Bajo into the magical Komodo archipelago dotted with … Continue reading

Diving in Komodo National Park – Video

The video opens with a sunrise in Komodo National Park and then it shows the boat we called home for 7 wonderful days, the Mikumba Ratu Laut as we are heading to a dive site in a dingy. You can … Continue reading

Diving the USAT Liberty Shipwreck

The beach in Tulamben on the northwest coast of Bali is nothing to write home about. It is a jumble of small to medium sized round black stones that roll in all the wrong ways for easy walking. In the … Continue reading