SandSations in Long Beach, Washington

Have you ever built a sand castle?  Can you imagine yourself building one as you hang out at the ocean basking in the sound of the waves and feeling the ocean breeze blowing in your face?  What kind of sand castle would you build?  What else might you create out of sand? Well, SandSations in […]

SE Asia – Hello Vietnam!

17 hours of flying time…a day ahead…14 hours of time change…we have arrived. The next adventure lies ahead in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam after many hours of flying, flight delays and the normal gamut of travel trials and tribulations.  Asiana Airlines was very accommodating for the late departure, providing free beverages and snacks in […]

Stateside Adventures in Vegas

Vegas Strong!  Our trip to the big city of lights that never sleeps… Writing in my blog while I was in Europe proved to be a much more daunting task than imagined.  We crammed so much into each day that it was difficult to keep up on all fronts.  I wrote a lot about our […]

Best Adventure Tour EVER…

Vallarta Adventures…I read about it on the internet.  I didn’t really believe the reviews.  Outdoor Adventure was supposed to be the best tour ever – I read several reviews all agreeing how great it was.  Since there was a zip line involved…I thought why not? I’m not dead yet. Our trip started at 10am…well more like […]

Vidanta Resorts

Now that we have been here for half a week, we are still enjoying our kick back vacation.  I have worked out enough that I am sore and needed a rest day today.  I stay busy working on my computer, laying in the sun, walking or working out…or painting.  I brought some interesting watercolor markers […]

Southern Pacific Coast of Panama

It’s so hard to wrap our heads around the direction that Panama lies and which way is North.  When you are looking out at the Pacific Ocean you are looking South…and Westerly…mostly.  Look at it on a map and you will understand why it’s difficult to wrap one’s head around it after knowing for our […]

Red Frog Beach – A Slice of Heaven on Earth

Red Frog Beach Ziplining anyone?  The Canopy tour on Bastiementos Island near Bocas Del Toro was a fun filled adventure!  Our two guides took our party of 8 safely through the series of challenging adventures through the forest of Bastiementos Island.  We saw the rare red frogs.  They are so tiny that you would never […]

Still Traveling….

The journey has begun…but we are still traveling today.  We got a quick tour of Panama City while transferring from the International Airport to the Panamanian airport.  They like to build tall buildings here.  They have one main section that they call Panama City…but the high rises spread out throughout the area.  Many of them […]