Category: Sihpromatum

Nicaragua

And the journey contuniued with Ammon Sasha and Maggie (mom): I’d have never guessed we’d end up spending more time in Nicaragua than any other country in Central America. It wasn’t by plan and ended up becoming a necessity as we ran into a few problems. Nicaragua is […]

Chachapoyas, Peru

The honeymoon continues with Ammon and Sasha : Having others come and join us is an awesome experience but one of the differences and difficulties associated with that is a lack of flexibility in the schedule. They have flights to catch and routes and timing generally need to […]

Trujillo and Cajamarca, Peru

More adventure and ruins with Ammon and Sasha: For Ricardo’s last remaining days we took yet another long and windy bus ride back down to the coastal city of Trujillo, Peru’s third largest. It has an attractive and well restored historic core in its own right, one again […]

Explore the Elements

I was honoured to be nominated by fellow author and traveller, Brenda (@BrendaLeeFree) for Thomas Cook’s Explore the Elements photo competition. Each contestant is required to choose four photos that represent the four elements: Fire, Earth, Water and Air It was so hard to narrow my thousands of […]

Ghent Photo Essay

Gravensteen Castle. But to me, it is a walk through “Game of Thrones” or “Outlander” imagining myself in an earlier age so far removed from my own.   Because this city put me in awe, I have decided to talk less and show more. Below is a photo […]

Belfort Van Brugge

Today I arrived in Ghent, Belgium after a days drive through Holland, Belgium and France on backroads and am staying in the Carlton Hotel Gent where we have a lovely European view out our 5th story window. I took lots of photos to share with you AND, always […]

Brugge, Belgium by night.

Segway or the Highway in Brugge!

  It seemed everywhere we turned in Brugge was filled with great atmosphere and character. We stumbled upon the 2Be Bar in Brugge after seeking shelter from a sporadic downpour. I ordered coconut beer, which was actually surprisingly nice, served in, yep you guessed it… A coconut shell! […]

Bree at The Fair

   I’m super excited to have booked booth number #105 at the Fraser Valley Women’s Expo in Chilliwack  February 27th-March 1st!!! Bree is the best sister I could’ve ask for. She will be manning the booth in my place, since I will still be here in Holland. Jody, […]

A Post Valentines Getaway

  Last night, Kees and I arrived at nearly 2am in Brugge, Belgium after a 3.5 hour drive south from Alkmaar, Holland. I’m still so excited about the gorgeous Hotel Jan Brito and all of the wonderful details and decorations from former centuries. They have spoiled us with […]

mexico

Happy Valentines Day

  This is too funny!! So Bree and Ammon both flew out of Vancouver today and when they arrive in their destinations, they will be on the same time zone…. but LOOK at this weather.                                                            Manzanillo Mexico                                             Winnipeg, Canada I know who I’d rather be! I’m so […]