Tag Archive: adventure travel

Maldivian Manta Memories: before the Asian Tsunami

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On the way to snorkel with reef sharks and turtles in the Maldives, our pilot called us and pointed, turning the boat. We strained to make sense of large patches of darkness with… Continue reading

Castle Ghosts of Predjama

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“When you go to the castle to close up in the evening you hear voices, every word is clear. Sometimes you can spot the people you’ve heard through the windows, so voices don’t… Continue reading

My Ziplining Challenge

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Wow (then – a fun and scary challenge) So long that I can barely see its end, the largest zipline in the Northern Hemishphere and fastest in the world, stretches across the entirety… Continue reading

Eurostar competition win, An Étape Better

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We stopped at the Laurent Fignon Centre outside Bagnes di Bigorre in the Hautes-Pyrenees. It was part of a tour of the area. It’s a Mecca for cyclists because of the associations with… Continue reading