Carnival Dream

It certainly has been a long time since my last ship visit – October 2016 in fact. This time I was a guest for a day on Carnival Dream and this time it was my first ship visit without Ali… Read moreCarnival Dream

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Chichen Itza – Mexico

Part three: Chichen Itza; the first and most important rules – take a hat, cap, or umbrella, sunblock and lots of water it gets blistering hot as you walk between the ruins. The ruins or temples were built by the… Read moreChichen Itza – Mexico

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Ik Kil cenote and Valladolid – Mexico

Part Two: From Las Coloradas we backtracked to Chichen Itza and checked into the Hotel Dolores & Alba. Along the Chichen Itza highway, there are numerous hotels, but book in advance as this is a very busy tourist destination area…. Read moreIk Kil cenote and Valladolid – Mexico

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Las Coloradas – Mexico

Part One: Easter weekend was the perfect opportunity for a road trip in Mexico, and thus we packed (as little as possible), hopped onto the ferry from Cozumel Island to Playa del Carmen, where we hired a car. There will… Read moreLas Coloradas – Mexico

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Jamie’s Discoveries is AVAILABLE

  Well Jamie’s Discoveries has certainly taken a long time to get published and I am over the moon to annouce that it is and you can get your copy either as a paperback or e-book on Amazon.   Here… Read moreJamie’s Discoveries is AVAILABLE

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2017 to 2018

It has been a year I honestly find very difficult to put into words.     My yearning to be in Ali’s arms again is immense and the thought of starting a new year without him is leaving me with… Read more2017 to 2018

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Story Time with Mr. Trolley

Oh Mr. Trolley Adventurer had the most wondeful time during story time at the Eldamah Academy. The children loved hearing about Mr. Trolley and the adventures he went on. Their fantastic teacher Mrs. Chiquita Ashington brought Mr. Trolley alive during… Read moreStory Time with Mr. Trolley

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Chocolates KaoKao – Chocolate tour, Cozumel Island

Two weeks ago my daughter Nadine took me to the chocolate factory, Chocolates Kaokao, here on our lovely Cozumel Island. I was very reluctant at first since I was still so raw from the death of my beloved Ali. But… Read moreChocolates KaoKao – Chocolate tour, Cozumel Island

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San Gervasio Mayan Ruins – Cozumel Mexico

Recently we visited the San Gervasio Mayan Ruins on Cozumel Island, Mexico. It was well worth the visit and I’d like to share a few facts, personal opinions, and photos with you. The site is impeccably clean (free from litter)… Read moreSan Gervasio Mayan Ruins – Cozumel Mexico

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SOUTH AFRICA TO MEXICO – DO’S AND DON’TS

SOUTH AFRICA TO MEXICO – DO’S AND DON’TS January 2016, Ali and I arrived in Mexico. With a lot of difficulty at Cancun International Airport at customs (we are still uninformed as to the reason) being questioned and questioned for… Read moreSOUTH AFRICA TO MEXICO – DO’S AND DON’TS

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