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South Georgia Island Part I

South Georgia Island Part I

If you plan a trip to Antarctica, do NOT skip South Georgia Island! It was the highlight of our trip down there. If you are familiar with Sir Ernest Shackleton and the “Endurance” you have heard of it. On his epic journey to find help for his stranded crew he ended up...
An elegant Thanksgiving, Granada style

An elegant Thanksgiving, Granada style

   Imagine walking into a mid 19th century Spanish colonial home, with all of its grandeur and elegance, and at the same time enjoying the wafting aromas of roasting turkey with all possible accoutrement. Yeah, it was as good as you can image. Our friends, the cool...
Our school’s Thanksgiving lunch

Our school’s Thanksgiving lunch

Our school had their “American style” Thanksgiving lunch for all of the children and their families, and nearly 150 people attended. The feast, as you all know, is all about giving and sharing and is exactly what happened. For the scholarship children and...
The Small Towns of Colombia’s Coffee Region

The Small Towns of Colombia’s Coffee Region

We travelled north from Cali to Medellín, through Colombia’s coffee region in the Central Andes. Although we passed through several larger cities, what we really enjoyed was our time spent in a number of the small towns. They were colourful and very lively. The Coffee...