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02.Jun.2011 Honduras 3: Pico Bonito

The other best part of our vacation: a three-day jungle hike in Pico Bonito national park. A gleaming, shiny ferry took us from the island of Roatan to La Ceiba on mainland Honduras. A short 25-minute taxi ride later, we were far outside town in the Cangrejal river valley. The destination was an “eco jungle […]

13.May.2011 Honduras 1: Roatan

We settled on an unlikely honeymoon theme: an obscure destination with lots of hiking and exercise. Why Honduras? Because it’s next to Belize, which J had quite liked at age 14. Because it’s off the tourist map. And because of Roatan. Roatan is the largest of the three “Bay Islands” off Honduras’ Caribbean coast. Its […]

28.Sep.2006 Richard at Burning Man

My friend Richard just returned from a trip to Burning Man in the Nevada desert. I haven’t heard the stories yet, but Rich is a great photographer and he’s taken some spectacular photos. Check them out on his site. I find it a bit tricky to navigate his pictures, so here are a few tips: […]

30.Apr.2006 Tofino

I’d heard the buzz. Tofino: a kayaker’s heaven, the Canadian surf experience, stunning landscapes. I was perhaps a bit blasé, having already hiked the West Coast Trail and visited the Juan de Fuca trail. But Tofino and the neighbouring Pacific Rim National Park were well worth the while. For those who don’t know, it’s on […]