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August 2nd, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017, Travel|

August 2, 2017 - There was only one thing on the agenda today, work. And work hard. There are four creeks that the facility takes and releases chum to: Snootli Creek, Thorsen Creek, Saloompt Creek, and Fish Creek at the Airport Channel. Each has a fence installed at this time of year, the fence traps [...]

Victoria Harbour

July 18th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017, Travel|

July 18, 2017 - After a day filled with interesting talks, many on topics Ive never thought much about or even been exposed to before but which were very educational, it was out for dinner with former UBC family. After we parted ways I walked back to my hotel, grabbed my camera, and went for [...]

Sundown

April 19th, 2016|Jamaica 2016, Travel|

April 18, 2016 - We were up early today, and down to the lobby for pickup just before 9am. Our tour guide, Rasheena, joined us to wait for the bus and we chatted. Then the security from the front door came over and politely gestured her aside to speak with him and when she retured [...]

Patois lesson and lights out

April 18th, 2016|Jamaica 2016, Travel|

April 17, 2016 - This afternoon, after reaching a point where I needed to shun the sun, we looked at the activities board near the pool area. Volleyball, dancing, aquafit, soccer on the beach.....not interested in any of these. The one activity we'd both seen the other day that was of interest, but which we'd [...]

A bit too much sun

April 17th, 2016|Jamaica 2016, Travel|

April 17, 2016 - After yesterday's mileage covered, today was about hanging out on the beach reading a book. We did our paperwork to be able to use the kayaks and snorkel gear, and then we pulled up a pair of beach loungers under a shady tree and relaxed. We went for a swim and [...]

You Jamadian now mon!

April 17th, 2016|Jamaica 2016, Travel|

April 16, 2016 - Today we had booked ourselves into an all day outing with a tour group of about 15 others and I wasn't sure what to expect. The plan was a visit to the Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, followed by a trip into the mountains to visit Nine Mile, the resting [...]