Tag Archives: travel

Like a Comfortable Sweater

Some restaurants just seem to fit me like a comfortable sweater. They keep you warm, they make you feel same, and they welcome you regardless of how long you’ve been away.  Some places just seem at home to me.  That … Continue reading

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A Bag Spawns Thoughts Literary

When I read the book Time Was Soft There, I felt a kind of kinship with The Shakespeare and Company Bookstore. I cannot say if it was because of the writing, or just the idea of the place spoke to … Continue reading

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Postcards from Vietnam

My mother asked me to send her a postcard from Vietnam.  Though she has Facebook and gets email updates about this blog, she specifically requested I send her a postcard.  I can’t fault her for that.  When I lived in … Continue reading

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Descent From DaLat

I didn’t have time to write about leaving DaLat.  DaLat was built by the French so they could get away from the summer heat. I instantly fell in love with the city. It has a backpacker vibe and an incredibly … 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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A Book Pho My Trip

Basically, everywhere I have travelled, I have taken my lonely planet guide with me. When I moved to Japan, I bought one to help me write stuff for my Working Holiday Visa.  I could have bought one a month earlier … Continue reading

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A Delicate Reveal of Ghost Blue

  Today’s Perfect moment is a moment of colour. In the grey winter that surrounds me and covers everything, there isn’t always room for colour.  It’s there, especially with the sun shining and the temperature way lower than many wish … Continue reading

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Road Trip

I had a rather quick road trip recently. I drove to PEI and flew back rather quickly.  In between that I managed to fix a toilet, scrub and paint a room, reattach some doors, eat some food, drink some PEI … Continue reading

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The Third Beer in PEI

Another day and another beer.  A casual reader would think this blog is called beer of the day–which wouldn’t be a bad thing.  There is probably already a blog or YouTube page like that.  On top of that, I would … Continue reading

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