Desert to Jungle

Three new expats, two human, one canine, countless adventures

Up Close with Luang Prabang’s Rescued Bears

Tad Keuang Si waterfall is a beautiful turquoise vision in the lush, green jungle 30km from Luang Prabang.  But my reason for going there was not to admire the beauty … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leaving the Glitz Behind – A Jaunt Through Old Dubai

The glitzy side of Dubai, with its huge malls and skyscrapers with their million dollar apartments, is never far away but a jaunt through old Dubai is a journey through … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

Ethiopia’s Angry Birds – Daylight Robbery in the Simien Mountains

First it was the thick-billed ravens, later a kite got in on the act.  The feathered fiends of the Simien Mountains are after your stuff…watch your back! Ethiopia is a … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 8 Comments

Oman – Dunes, Dhows and Dolphins in Musandam

One of the great things about a trip to the Omani enclave of Musandam (and there are many), is that you get to see some very nice parts of desert … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 9 Comments