Hanging Lake and Rainbow Mountain

A sunny weekend in August and the Coast Mountains can be busy. ¬†For the second time (the last about three years ago) we thought we’d try camping at Hanging Lake near Whistler. We also made an attempt to scramble up Rainbow Mountain.

Southern Laos

?With Andy away on a work trip to Bhutan, I decided to take a trip to southern Laos. I flew to Pakse and stayed in the Pakse Hotel, a good, simple hotel in the middle of town with the added bonus of a great rooftop bar and a generous sunset happy hour. Pakse is a … [Read more…]

Bhutan

I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a one week mission to Bhutan related to climate change resilience planning. I managed to explore Thimphu, take the Dorchula Pass over to Punakha, and to hike up to the famous Paro Takseng (Tiger’s Nest Monastery! What a great experience.