Tag Archives: Unforgettable place

Denali National Park

I took the 8 hour ride on a school bus and Howie took the 12 hour version. I was exhausted after 8….he must have need really exhausted We saw mouse,carabou, dahl sheep,grizzly bears, fox, coyote, marmots, eagles and chicken like … Continue reading

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Golden City

Jaisalmer is known as the golden city because all of the buildings are faced with yellow sandstone. First we visited the Gadsisar Lake the old water reserve that depends on the monsoon rains. Luckily they don’t drink this water any … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal

This morning we took a horse carriage to the Taj Mahal, a World Heritage Site. It is a white marble mausoleum for the favorite wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan Howie insisted on the battery powered golf cart back. Next … Continue reading

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Goodbye civilization

We flew on Kingfisher Air from Delhi to Varanasi. This is more what we expected from India. New Delhi is the better side of India. After a rest – these people always want us to rest – we went to … Continue reading

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Fried Howie

We walked uphill for about 4 hours to the Australian camp. That night we had a lighting storm. Howie was closing the metal bolt on a metal door when the tin roof was hit. He thinks he is lucky to … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

In the morning we sweated through Angkor Thom. Then at the adjacent Terrace of the Elephants I found a cache. After a lunch of Cambodian food, we sweated through Angkor Wat. These are spectacular UNESCO sites. I discovered that umbrellas … Continue reading

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The Emerald Buddha is jade

After an early morning pickup, we drove out of town. The first stop was the train market. A local market on a train track. 8 times a day the merchants move the stuff back off of the track to let … Continue reading

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Very busy day

We can’t take many days like today. Hike to the longest canopy walkway in the world, then hike up the hill. After lunch, boat ride to the native village and a ‘shoot the rapids’ boat ride. After dinner, a night … Continue reading

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Howie dies of the heat

Stone Town is a world heritage site – a functioning historical town. It is full of winding, twisting narrow streets. Unfortunately, at street level it is hot and humid.

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Day in the crater

We spent the day in the Ngorongoro crater. New finds include: Jackel Hiena Birds Grey Crowned Crane Secretarybird Kori Bustard African black kites bateleui (Eagle) Antelope hartebeest Grant’s gizelle

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