Caribbean Cruise (Part 3) – Silver Moon Barbados, Martinique, Antigua

Barbados While the heading of this section is ‘Barbados’, we were really only on shore briefly, before joining the Silver Moon cruise team on their luxurious catamaran, where we spent Continue Reading →

Caribbean Cruise (Part 2) – St Martin, St Kitts, St Vincent’s, Tobago

St Martin/St Maarten Due to the rough seas heading south, we did not get onto dry land until 3:15pm when our original docking time was 9am. This completely messed up Continue Reading →

Caribbean Cruise (Part 1) – Miami, Embarkation and First Days at Sea

Arrival in Miami A no-hassles arrival at Miami airport and seamless transition to our hotel was a great way to start our two week Caribbean adventure. Alighting from the taxi Continue Reading →

Mexico City (Part 2) – Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Art was one of the numerous enticements that drew us to Mexico. And while they may seem obvious choices, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo were the brightest beacons. For the Continue Reading →

Hidden Canopy Treehouses, Costa Rica

The roads in the rural areas Costa Rica are known for their poor condition and difficulty of navigation. Once off the main ‘highway’ on our chauffeured journey to Monteverde Cloud Continue Reading →

Bosque del Cabo, Costa Rica

The 24-seater Nature Air plane skipped and jiggled as we flew into cloud. The pilot in the cockpit was clearly unconcerned, so I gazed back out the window ready to Continue Reading →