Category: Travel Stories

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  (Full Story)

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  (Full Story)

The Slave Lodge in Cape Town, South Africa

The Slave Lodge in Cape Town, South Africa

During my trip to Cape Town, South Africa, I took a (free) walking tour of some of the streets and came upon this building, the Slave Lodge. Unfortunately, I could not go inside because I was part of the tour and time constraints did not  (Full Story)

Visiting a 100-year old Restaurant

Visiting a 100-year old Restaurant

Some time back I undertook a trip from my bucket list – drive the entire length of Ontario’s Highway 401. The 401 starts near Ontario’s border with Quebec in the east end and ends in Windsor in the west, and is close to 1900 kilometers  (Full Story)

Hindu temple – sri lanka

Hindu temple – sri lanka

Hindu temples are very ornate, with intricate carvings telling stories from Hinduism. And south Indian-tradition inspired temples have tall structures at the entrance or entrances. Called gopuram, they are tall and located at the entrance or entrances and easily are the most visible structure of  (Full Story)

CUBA’S OLDEST CHURCH – IN REMEDIOS

CUBA’S OLDEST CHURCH – IN REMEDIOS

Remedios is considered the oldest, or at least one of the oldest, towns of Cuba with a history dating back to the 16th century. And one of the central landscapes of the city is the Church of San Juan Bautista. The church consists of a  (Full Story)

coffee plantation in the philippines

coffee plantation in the philippines

During my trip to the Philippines I had stayed in Dumaguete for a few days and one day we visited the Baslay Coffee Plantation. Located in the hills of Negros Oriental, the plantation is located about 30 minutes from Dumaguete city and we took a  (Full Story)

A Museum for the Phallus in Iceland

A Museum for the Phallus in Iceland

For those who want to resume their travels post-Covid, there is a unique museum in Iceland that needs to be visited. It is the Museum of the Phallus. It is a museum like no other, and no doubt without competition. As one enters its premises  (Full Story)