Monthly Archives: March 2013

From Francis the First to finding St Patrick in a Chinese restaurant

It’s not that I’m bored.  I just thought I’d document the week leading up to St Patrick’s Day.  Back in Ontario, at least in Renfrew County it was the annual March Break.  Some members of our family in the land … Continue reading

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Malacca on a Sunday afternoon

For some reason it is always hot in Malacca.  It is  one of my favourite places to visit in Malaysia but remember to bring your sunscreen and sunglasses.  You will also want to keep hydrated and there are lots of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Islands: Part 2 – Lombok

I travel quite a bit now that I’m retired and living in Malaysia, but I certainly didn’t anticipate making two trips to Indonesia within ten days of each other.  The opportunity for the trip to Lombok came up because a … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Islands: Part 1 – Bali

The Chinese New Year holiday in Malaysia gave us an opportunity to get away for a few days and what better place to go with your valentine than neighbouring Bali.    Normally it would be a three-hour flight from Kuala Lumpur … Continue reading

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