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Monday Moment: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

24. October 2011

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Copacabana Beach from Sugar Loaf

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl With yellow feathers in her hair and a dress cut down to there She would merengue and do the cha-cha And while she tried to be a star, Tony always tended bar… I know…right? If you remember Barry Manilow at all from being a child of the [...]

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Monday Moment: Vang Vieng, Laos

17. October 2011

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River Crossing, Vang Vieng, Laos

I felt most ‘out there’ while in Laos. While it wasn’t difficult to get around, find a place to stay or a meal, it was definitely one of the more rustic places that we visited. There were several bridges like this in Vang Vieng; not only used by pedestrians and bicycles but also by motorbikes! We [...]

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Monday Moment: Cappadocia, Turkey

10. October 2011

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Early Morning Balloons

It’s Thanksgiving today in Canada so I thought I would share a picture of where we were on Thanksgiving during our RTW trip. Traveling around  in Cappadocia Turkey is like traveling in a different world. The ‘fairy chimney’ geology creates a surreal scenery that is unlike any I have seen before. The underground cities and [...]

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Monday Moment: San Telmo Market, Buenos Aires

3. October 2011

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San Telmo Market-1

Wander into the bohemian neighborhood of San Telmo in Buenos Aires on a Sunday and find their market in full swing. It’s a quirky, fun market filled with knick-knacks and paddywhacks, foodstalls and winebars, antiques and entertainment. A must see if you’re heading that way.

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