Friendly Friday – stay in your comfort zone

My favorite challenge is the Friendly Friday challenge, hosted alternately by The Snow Melts Somewhere, and Amanda at Something to Ponder About, this week with Snow, who has given the challenge of 'stay in your comfort zone'. I've had a good think about this one, and am going to start with two of my real… Continue reading Friendly Friday – stay in your comfort zone

Crete in B&W

After years of travelling in the Ionian Islands, I came to Crete and instantly feel in love with the Island.  I mean not the really crazy bits around the airports, but the more quieter locations that can be found easy enough across this large Island. This year we were based in the foothills above Rethymnon,… Continue reading Crete in B&W

The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking

I was listening to this album over the weekend, probably one of my all round favorite albums. I say probably because it is hard to tell.  Music is like emotions, the feelings that come can be triggered in different ways, and what works for you today might be totally different tomorrow.  That said, this is… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking

Gunung Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia

Gunung Rinjani was the first mountain I ever climbed.  And probably the hardest, but not for any other reason than it was where I broke my climbing muscles in so to speak.  Once you have climbed one mountain it gets easier.  Well that has been my experience. The mountain is the main feature on the… Continue reading Gunung Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia