Now I feel like my adventure has really begun! I’ve got to find my way from the hotel to the San Pedro Water Taxi Rank, walking with my full pack for the first time, and feel really pleased with myself when I get there without any difficulty. I’m heading to the small island of … Read More

I’d like to think I am a reasonably intelligent woman, however I have to confess that I suffer from a serious mental deficiency when its comes to two things in life – One is filling out forms and the other is understanding politics; actually make that three because I can’t for the life of … Read More

Eventually I discover why Houston is so busy!  It’s not an Astronauts Convention after all!  It’s the Super Bowl and the hype is on! No wonder Baloo was so grumpy, having to work the Super Bowl! Kick off is at 5.30pm and Lady Gaga is singing at half time! I’ve got to find me … Read More

Last time I backpacked and stayed in Hostels I was “doing Europe” with Husband The Second using a Eurail Pass. However, as we were over twenty five we could only buy a First Class Pass and what with our new designer backpacks, it didn’t seem quite the real thing, especially as we would stay … Read More

I’ve arrived in America and from the minute I queue with the six million other people snaking our way to the Immigration Counter I am mesmerised! It really is like in the movies, the sitcoms and the reality shows! There in the queue in front of me is the Texan with his big hat … Read More

I’m on my way to Belize.  First stop Houston! You can get internet on the plane now!  So I’m writing this as we fly over a very snow clad wilderness which according to the inflight information is Goose Bay Newfoundland!! I hope the pilot doesn’t decide to emergency land here!  My only bit of … Read More