Charles Bridge

Four years ago I spent Easter break in Prague. One attraction on our list was the Charles Bridge. Knowing the bridge would be busy, we planned to head there early Easter morning. We arrived at the east side of Charles Bridge just after sunrise. The bridge had only a few pedestrians carrying Easter baskets. Construction of Charles Bridge began in 1357 with the support of … Continue reading Charles Bridge

Recommended Reading

Hello readers! I have included another page, entitled Book Recommendations, on my blog. It is divided into Non-fiction, Fiction, and Biography/Memoir. My top-rated books have been added to each section. Lists will be updated as I read notable books or remember previous favourite reads. More categories maybe added in the future. Feel free to comment with books you have enjoyed or books you believe I … Continue reading Recommended Reading

Travel Bucket List – World

Welcome to another travel bucket blog! This time we will wander the globe exploring my future travel goals. New Zealand Rafting, volcanoes, canopy tours, Waitomo Caves, Maori culture Italy Lake Como, Venice, cathedrals, Cinque Terre, hiking, Rome South Korea Gyeongbokgung Palace, temples, Jeju Island, markets, Seoul Ireland Killarney National Park, museums, beer, Cliffs of Moher, castles Netherlands canals, World War 2 tours, museums, windmills, bike … Continue reading Travel Bucket List – World

Fauna of Saskatchewan 26

Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Location: Wascana Lake, Regina, SK Interesting facts: Named for their ability to imitate a cat’s “mew”-like sound. Catbirds copy several other birds’ calls as well.   Catbirds eat a variety of foods including insects: moths, beetles, ants, and grasshoppers and fruit: blackberries, cherries, holly berries, and strawberries.   Nests are built in shrubs or small trees. They are constructed with mud, … Continue reading Fauna of Saskatchewan 26

Hiking 2020

This year I hiked 158.22 kilometres during twenty-five outings. All trails were in Saskatchewan. Locations included Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, Wascana Trails, Duck Mountain Provincial Park, Meadow Lake Provincial Park, Moose Mountain Provincial Park, Hidden Valley Nature Refuge, and Fairy Hill. My average was 6.33 kilometres and the longest hike 10.37 kilometres. Here are some pictures from my hiking adventures: Continue reading Hiking 2020

Write for Rights 2020

December 10th marks Human Rights Day, the day celebrating the United Nation’s proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. In honour of this day, Amnesty International holds a letter writing blitz known as Write for Rights. The organization highlights ten individuals or communities who are at high risk of human rights abuse. Hundreds of thousands of people then write letters to government … Continue reading Write for Rights 2020