While descending to the rocky shoreline on our Gowlland Tod Provincial Park hike, I wandered over a beach covered in pebbles and shells. I didn’t notice what lay over the boulders at first. I was too busy studying a starfish half hidden amongst the rocks. Continue reading A Free Feast
Surrounded by modern skyscrapers, this building had been a temple where Chinese immigrants could meet until the 1990s. When I entered, the front room was converted into a small museum, as well cared for as the elaborately designed doors at the entrance. Continue reading Fuk Tak Chi
Following by Firth of Thames, I hiked north past mangroves undulating with the waves that surged against a rock barrier. Continue reading Thames Hiking Trail
There’s not much that’s free these days, but on a recent visit to Melbourne, I discovered the tram system within the inner city limits, was free. Continue reading It’s free?
This was an out of the way location over winding roads west of Vancouver Island’s Saanich. The best part about this easy walking trail was that it fringed Finlayson Arm so there was always a view of the water and the tree covered shoreline opposite. Continue reading Gowlland Tod Provincial Park (McKenzie Bright)
When I arrived at the entrance to this building on Singapore’s Telok Ayer Street, I knew I’d passed by years earlier. The portraits painted on the doors were too distinct to forget. Continue reading Taoist Mission
Thames was about one hundred kilometres east of Auckland. Located around Firth of Thames, (a large bay), the town had a relaxing feel. Continue reading Thames