Spain: Figueres – Teatre-Museu Dalí; Salvador Dalí museum

Reaching Figueres late morning meant we beat the rush for visiting the Teatre-Museu Dalí, which houses a fabulous collection of his works and is also the site of his burial. The museum itself was originally a theatre that had fallen into ruin after it was burned during the Spanish Civil War. In the 1960 Dalí and the town mayor decided to rebuild it and dedicate it as a museum to the town’s most famous son.

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Mexico: Mexico City – Coyoacán and Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul

Coyoacán is an oasis of calm in the heart of Mexico City and the home of Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul    Mexico City is a sprawling megalopolis with busy streets and millions of people bustling, conducting their daily business. So, it is a pleasant surprise to find something a little quieter, less hectic and more authentic within the city. Coyoacán […]

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Oregon: Exploring the McKenzie River along Oregon Highway 126

The McKenzie River is a picturesque river that runs through Central Oregon – where you can enjoy beautiful trails, waterfalls and hot springs.   Oregon Highway 126 joins the University City of Eugene to Highway 20 about two-thirds of the way between Oregon’s capital city Salem and the Central Oregon city of Bend – our home town. It departs Highway […]

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Malaysia: Borneo (Sabah) – Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

The sun bear conservation centre in Sandakan has a mission to rescue these small and endangered bears from captivity and return them to the wild. We were lucky enough to get the chance to visit these charming and cuddly animals during our visit to Sandakan. The centre is just opposite the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.

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