Category Archives: Exploration

Belize Part 2 – Ant Breath

When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and … Continue reading

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Belize Part 1 – Belizean Waters

The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace. ~ Kate Chopin The First Thing… The first thing I learned upon arrival in Belize is … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat Days 2 & 3

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. ~Benjamin Disraeli Angkor Sunrise I woke up on day 2 of our Angkor Wat adventure feeling a hell of a lot better … Continue reading

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Weeping Nostalgic

The only things I own which are still worth what they cost me are my travel memories…the mind-pictures of the places which I have been hoarding like a happy miser. ~Burton Homes This past Saturday, my wife and I sat … Continue reading

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Swimming Thru Ancient Temples (A Holiday in Cambodia)

We arrived in Siem Reap Cambodia late in the evening and hopped into a tuk-tuk for a ride to the hotel. A Cambodian tuk-tuk is reminiscent of a covered rickshaw but with the runner replaced by a motorcycle and the carriage … Continue reading

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Sharpened Thoughts

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross If I had to … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah (Expat Week #083)

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. ~Ella Maillart Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings. ~Hodding Carter During … Continue reading

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