Woods Restaurant and Bar – A Review

Woods Restaurant and Bar – A Review

I recently went for dinner at Woods Restaurant and Bar in Toronto. The restaurant, tucked away in a street in downtown Toronto, specializes in dishes with ingredients mostly sourced locally. It was a rather quiet restaurant when I walked into it shortly before 6 pm. (MORE)

Dance of the Zinnia – A Timelapse Video

Dance of the Zinnia – A Timelapse Video

I recently acquired a trail camera and wanted to use specifically its night mode to capture the blooming of a zinnia plant for a timelapse video. Timelapse movies have fascinated me and a few years ago managed to do a short timelapse of an orange (MORE)

Paul Theroux’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Paul Theroux’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Paul Theroux’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star is in a way a sequel to his first book, The Great Railway Bazaar, which was published in 1975. For the second book, which is made up of 496 pages and was published in 2008, he takes (MORE)

Marriott Fairfield Inns & Suites in Sudbury

Marriott Fairfield Inns & Suites in Sudbury

I recently had a two-night stay at Marriott’s Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel in Sudbury, Ontario. This was my first hotel stay since the pandemic and so I was excited and a teeny bit nervous about it. Nervous because this will be the first time (MORE)

Fall Colors in  Huntsville, Ontario

Fall Colors in Huntsville, Ontario

Autumn, or Fall as it is commonly called in North America, is a feast for the nature lover and the photographer. As the leaves turn red, orange and/or yellow, and absorb and reflect the ever-weakening sunlight, the landscape looks so breathtaking in that fall color (MORE)

A Treetop Zipline Adventure

A Treetop Zipline Adventure

I recently wanted to experience some treetop zipline experience here in Ontario, Canada, and after some research decided to check out the Treetop Trekking company’s adventure in Ontario. They have a few locations in the province and I went to the one in Ganaraska, which (MORE)

Autumnal Comparison

Autumnal Comparison

The autumn here in southern Ontario has been mild so far. The weather has been warmer than usual most of the time. Last year, during September and October I had followed the progression of the fall through a set of three trees along with trail (MORE)

BATHING IN A MUD VOLCANO IN COLOMBIA

BATHING IN A MUD VOLCANO IN COLOMBIA

“Don’t wait outside, friend, come join us,” the masseur stretched his arms inviting me. From my location in the narrow, circular bank, I looked at him, and then around him in the ‘pool’. Some were being massaged by his colleagues while some others were just (MORE)