The realities of a popular pilgrimage – The Camino – can sometimes overwhelm the transcendent….Read more
Travellers in regions of Basilicata and Puglia in southern Italy are treated to an array of unusual homes and vistas.
One of the treasures, the city of Matera, has been designated Europe’s Cultural Capital for 2016.
Camino to Santiago de Compostela The Pilgrimage – Sir Walter Raleigh 1604 ` Give me my scallop shell of quiet,Read more
Hiking in the mountains of British Columbia can’t be done without a lot of love
and a bit of bear savvy. And large ladles of gratitude!
TAKE LIFE ADAGIO AT THE LAKE Summer is the time to slow down, disconnect, decompress and savour the moment, particularlyRead more
Vancouver Folk Festival’s backdrop of Jericho Beach, Vancouver harbour and the Coast Mountains
may be considered the most scenic setting for any summer festival in B.C. Until you’ve been to the Christina Lake Homecoming Festival!
Small islands have the tendency to steal our hearts, particularly when
they have not yielded to the scourge of ‘modernism’. Don’t say I didn’t warn you about Tilos!
Greek traditions of honour and hospitality lead to welcomes extended to
refugees and tourists alike. In a perfect world, this would be a compatible mix.
Eventually, Greece Our first destination in Greece is the tiny, rustic and rugged island of Tilos, just offshore Turkey andRead more
Spring signals change, and our brains respond in fashion. For learners of all ages
this can be a very exciting time of year!
In our ultra-sensitized, politically-corrected world, opera characters’ lives seem to be trainwrecks waiting to happen. Is that why we love them? Is their story our repressed one?Read more
Walking is my new addiction, especially when it includes exploring new countryside. Read about the pleasures – and trials – of our 750 km stroll through France!Read more
There are some Orthodox Easter traditions in Greece that
are enthusiastically embraced by….the youth.