Alphabet Cities – R is for Rome

As I have travelled a bit I am going to try and see if I have one city for each letter in the alphabet. Today it is R is for Rome

Views from the train (Amtrak through the Adirondacks)

Once a day, there is a train leaving from Montréal and travelling south to Penn Station, New York City. After crossing the border and a thorough check at Rouses Point, the train meanders through the New York country side via Westport and Saratoga Springs. On its way it passes Lake Champlain and Lake George. If…

Summer rain and winter depression

Summer rain feels different where ever you go. In Thailand the rain cools down and the water alleviates the sensation of the sunburn and as long as the rain doesn’t go hand in hand with thunder, it is an excellent time to go to the beach and have a swim. The beach will be deserted…

Shopping in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a big and crowded city. The streets, lined with shops, are narrow and full with pedestrians, cars, motorcycles, and the ever present little white taxis. The shops sell anything from pastries to car parts. What isn’t sold from the shops, you can find on the streets. In between shrines honouring Shiva or Ganesh…

12 years, 21 countries

Over the past decade or so, I have been very privileged to be able to travel the world. Some countries have been visited more than once, some I probably won’t visit again. Hopefully I will be able to add more cities and countries to my list.