All in a day’s play….Sports

1. Kite flying…no child’s play soaring in the skies…a shot taken on the premises of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site on the shores  of Bras d’Or Lake at Baddeck, Nova Scotia.  Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish born scientist, inventor and innovator credited with patenting the first practical telephone and founding AT&T in 1885. The topography and…

Rock Art And The Color Green

Hong Kong is about walking with nearly 180 miles of hiking trails excluding the iconic subway arteries, beaches, woodlands, mountains, walkways, escalators, connectors and steps (Po Lin monastery, Lantau). Hong Kong has a secret ingredient…’distance shortener’ i.e. the stunning views of the countryside whether it is Aberdeen, Tai Tam and Shek O parks, the beaches or the…

Travelscapes—Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

June 10-18, 2017…road tripping from Halifax, Nova Scotia crisscrossing the previously unknown (to me) land past idyllic countryside, coastlines, national parks (Cape Breton) and settler cities, Pictou, Victoria-by-the-Sea to Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown, Anne Of Green Gables fictional setting, Confederation bridge connecting the Island to New Brunswick for an unknown fantabulous experience at the Bay…

Sikkim Odyssey 1….Rumtek Monastery

The 45 minute drive from Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, to Rumtek Monastery, 4900 ft above sea level and 24 km from Gangtok, is ideally a natural delight of lush green hilly terrain and misty mountains, hillside villages, terraced fields, sheer valleys, gurgling streams and waterfalls but the bumpy scratchy road (under repairs due to constant landslides…