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Lima, Peru

23. June 2009

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Parque de Reserva, Lima, Peru

We had heard plenty about Lima, Peru before arriving, most of it negative. People told us that it was dirty, and big, and dangerous and menacing – that we should spend as little time as possible there. We ended up staying 5 and a half days…and we quite liked it. Sure it’s big (>10 million!) […]

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Riding My Way Through It

18. June 2009

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Mt. Tzouhalem Mountain Biking

I have a confession to make. I hate flying. Yep…I, know…around the world…gonna have to fly. The idea of this trip was to do something unusual. To experience new cultures, hear new languages, see new things…step out out of our comfort zone. ‘One Giant Step’ refers to that leap of faith required to step out […]

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The Lawns of Brockville

13. June 2009

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Sailing in Brockville, ON

Victoria may be the ‘City of Gardens’, but I think that Brockville’s tagline should be the ‘City of Lawns’. Seriously, the lawns here are amazing! I can’t imagine the time that people must put into them, but I surely can imagine the pride that they take because every single lawn is beautifully cut and manicured […]

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And We’re Off…To Brockville ON???

30. May 2009

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Leaving Victoria, BC, Canada

An early lesson in being flexible and ‘going with the flow’ has us visiting lovely Brockville Ontario for a couple of weeks before we head out on the world tour. We learned last week that J’s dad is having some surgery and so decided to head out east for a few weeks to see him […]

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