Exploring the ancient Lamanai Ruins of Belize

A short walk through a dense jungle canopy and we emerged to Mayan ruins towering above us โ€“ almost like a walk back in time. The monkeys could be heard howling around us while they protested our early morning arrival. We were at Lamanai Ruins in Belize. This tour is offered by a number of…

Hiking to Cotopaxi Volcano refugio: higher than a skydive

  My highest skydive is 14,000 and now I can say the highest I have stood on earth is 15,953 feet high. ย An unique achievement which is thanks to my visit to Cotopaxi Volcano in Ecuador. We visited Cotopaxi during our G Adventures tour in Ecuador. ย I would highly recommend a visit if you are…

Waterfall adventures: Albion Falls

I have decided with the abundance of waterfalls in a short distance of me, I should get out and visit them. ย I often forget about the places to explore in my own backyard. We visited Balls Falls at the end of August to find it completely dried up. The drought in Ontario has not only…

Belfountain Conservation area for a winter hike

  I think we can agree his winter has been a downer for winter activities. Here is hoping that the coming snowstorm also means more winter activities are on the horizon. I may not have been able to do any skiing or snowshoeing this Christmas holiday, but I did get in some hiking. My new…