The Wandering Eye

Christmas Motorcycles

Scary-Windy Switchbacks, a Real Old-West Town, a Giant Rock Skull, Dangerous Jumping Cacti, and Dragons in the Desert. Over the Christmas break we rented Harleys for a 4-day ride around Southern California. December 23 to… Read More »Christmas Motorcycles

Gatorland Florida

A few pictures and a short video of the sights at Gatorland in Florida – near Orlando. Capturing an Alligator is a 3-step process … Check out the video below … a few fun clips… Read More »Gatorland Florida

Chapman Falls Trail

Yesterday (Jan 9, 2022) was one of those rare and spectacular Vancouver days of January Sunshine. Janine and I took advantage of it and flew to Sechelt to go on one of our favourite hikes.… Read More »Chapman Falls Trail

Niwot, CO

Niwot is a charming little historic town not far from Boulder Colorado. We visited on a whim and were delighted to discover an art-park and lots of preserved history. Just off the main drag, Niwot… Read More »Niwot, CO

Peak to Peak

Over a weekend in June, Janine and I rented a couple of big motorcycles and explored the canyons and mountains around Boulder Colorado – including the famous Peak-to-Peak Highway that joins two 10,000 foot towns.… Read More »Peak to Peak

Lillooet Splash

It was forecast to be beautiful in Vancouver – sunny with a high of 25 Deg C (77 F). But we had heard that Lillooet would get up to 35 Deg C (95 F) – and… Read More »Lillooet Splash

Echo Valley

Echo Valley Ranch & Spa is located deep in the mountains of BC. It’s about an hour’s drive from Clinton BC – with half that along a dirt road. But getting there by light-plane is… Read More »Echo Valley

The Boiling Earth

Sometimes it feels like the far side of Jupiter’s Moon. Here is an under-statement: Iceland is a Geothermally Active place. You can’t travel very far without coming across a spot where the earth is boiling,… Read More »The Boiling Earth

The Original Geysir

In Iceland, everything has a name – including the boiling puddles of hot water in the ground from which, once in a while, a spout of hot water bursts forth. The one called Geysir (seen… Read More »The Original Geysir