Chernobyl, Ukraine

On April 26, 1986 the worst nuclear disaster in the history of the world was taking place, and no one knew. Not until high radiation levels were detected in countries outside the USSR days after the event would the world learn that reactor 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine had exploded […]

Touring England’s Lake District (photos)

At somewhat loose ends between house sitting jobs, I hopped onto Get Your Guide to see what some of the tour options in my area were.  I was hoping to find somewhere peaceful with natural beauty and the Lake District seemed like just the thing.  They offer several tours in the area but because I […]

Day Trip to York, England (photos)

Since I’d spent most of my house sit in Knaresborough working on various projects, I really hadn’t seen much of the surrounding area.  With just two days left and a clear weather prediction, I decided to head off to explore the small city of York. As visiting York was a last minute decision (aren’t they […]

Guadalupe Island (photos)

We only stopped at Guadalupe for one night to take a break while motoring from St Lucia to St Martin. We were only on land long enough to have dinner but it looked like a pretty little island. See more about my time in Guadalupe here.

Campeche, Mexico – A Little Pastel Paradise

A small city located on the Gulf of Mexico, Campeche looks like someone dumped a large bucket of rainbow sherbet over the town.In the central area, each building is painted a different color ranging from purple to yellow with everything in between.It makes for a very beautiful view as you wander the narrow, winding streets. […]