Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dog Sledding in Quebec During Carnaval

If it’s winter and you’re in Quebec City, dog sledding is an experience you shouldn’t miss. If you’re in town during Carnaval it can be done up on the Plains of Abraham, but we’d recommend making the trip to one … Continue reading

Posted in North America | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

We’ve come to Quebec in search of the elusive winter

Winter is missing. I don’t know about where you live, but in my neck of the woods, the weather’s been nothing short of weird. I can’t remember the last time I went for a run in January in shorts without … Continue reading

Posted in North America | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Did I ever tell you about the time we were charged by a 400lb Gorilla?

What would you do if a silverback gorilla suddenly charged in your direction? When we went gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda that question became more than an interesting hypothetical for Katy and me. 

Posted in Africa | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,000 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment