Monthly Archives: February 2017

55 Kilometres in Vietnam

 It was a hot ride today.  We rode 55 Kilometres in the morning before lunch. I can’t lie it was pretty grueling, but pretty awesome as well. The scenery was fantastic.  I saw cashew trees for the first time in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Chaos

Saigon has been great so far.  Today we took our first ride.  We drove out of the city rather than cycle out.  This was a good thing as the traffic was Epic!  Cars, trucks, and mopeds jockeyed for position constantly. … Continue reading

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Hanging Out at the Airport in Hong Kong

After a rather long flight to Hong Kong, which included: some decent food (Good and hot, but I could have eaten more)  Though it did include Hagen Daaz ice-cream for dessert. some interesting movies–I watched a couple of Japanese films … Continue reading

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More Green Tea Sightings

One quick post before I go. It seems like matcha (green tea) is not only invading the kitkats here in Canada.  What I mean is that suddenly, the flavour is everywhere.  On a quick trip to the grocery store today, … Continue reading

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Stuff Pho My Trip

Probably one of my biggest worries was that I would forget to pack my helmet and cycling gloves.  I know that sounds weird, but that is one of the things that I have worried about while I should have been … Continue reading

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Soon, Very Soon

I feel like I am ready…but I feel like I am not ready. My trip to Vietnam is looming and there seems like there is a lot to do and so little to do.  Honestly, it feels like Christmas. only … Continue reading

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A Question for You

Perhaps I am guilty of using WP like some others would use Facebook.  Probably that is because I seem to have a better rapport with most of you. I have a question, and it was the perfect “poll” type of … Continue reading

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Another Glass Bottle Beverage

A light post for a Sunday night. Yes, I’m still getting ready Pho my trip, but that isn’t what this post is about. No, this post is about taking time to indulge, even when you (and by you, I mean … Continue reading

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A Sunrise Gift

On Friday morning, not having taken the early morning bus for quite some time, I was given a beautiful surprise.  I looked up from the book I was reading, which had been quite engrossing, and was greeted by the beautiful … Continue reading

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Awarded

I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by JustAGirlAndABike.  Thank you very much. She has been wonderful and supportive.  Her story is quite fascinating and I urge you to take a look at her blog if you have not … Continue reading

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