Step into medieval and Victorian York by plunging into the maze of “snickelways.” … The what?
I grew up hearing stories about my grandmother and about my great grandparents from Northern Ireland and for years I have wanted to investigate further. Suddenly it felt urgent.
I didn’t realize how many preconceived notions I had about the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. When I booked my trip, I was looking forward to seeing animals, sea life and a few birds in their natural habitat but I wasn’t prepared for the vast numbers of sea lions, marine iguanas as well as the great variety of spectacular birds.
I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Deepak Chopra as he opened his meditation and yoga center on Queen’s Quay West in Toronto, Ontario. Speaking about his new book “Super Brain”, the charming, enigmatic Chopra left me with a number of takeaway quotes.
… you see moose.
After a 2-hour drive through rural mountain villages in a decommissioned Russian army truck, we arrived at El Nicho conservation area, deep rural Cuba, a nature lover’s dream with hiking trails and a panoramic backdrop of the Escambray mountains. We hiked a steep rugged trail passing dozens of waterfalls.
There is something very special about visiting a small island, and from the moment you cross the water in a tiny plane from Antigua, Nevis has woven its magic.