In part 1 of our Cornish hike we visit the pretty village of Mousehole. In a little cove, we encounter a fisherman’s wife who is waiting for her husband to return from the sea. We round Land’s End where we munch on pasties in a room full of German bus tourists.
Birds of western Canada.
On the island of Tenerife we hike along a ramshackle dirt road along the coastline, and we hike into the Teno Mountains.
Tenerife is a volcanic island off of the coast of Africa. In part one of our hikes on Tenerife, we explore the volcanic highlands of Teide.
In our quick visit to Chicago we attend the Thanksgiving Day parade, we do an architectural walk, we drink gluhwein at the Christmas market, we visit the Art Institute of Chicago, and we listen to some Chicago blues at a blues club.
At the end of our drive across Canada, we cycle the 200 km long P’tit Train du Nord bike path through the Laurentians, north on Montreal. The fall colours (maples) where at their peak.
In the second part of our drive across Canada, we camp along the north shore of Lake Superior. We admire scenery that the group-of-seven painters depicted so well.
In part one of our drive across Canada in a rented RV, we traverse Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. In Saskatchewan we spot abandoned farmhouses, old farm equipment, boarded-up churches, and stately grain elevators. We go for a hike in Grasslands National Park.
In part 4 of our São Miguel hikes we walk to Salto do Prego, a pretty waterfall. We tour the pretty town of Ribeira Grande.
In part 3 of our São Miguel hikes we hike into the Lagoa do Fogo crater, we hike along the coast at Maia and find a series of old water mills, and we hike around a tea plantation where some fine teas are grown.