Adventure

Windsurf pictogram

Downwinder

DOWNWINDER Casa Nora has always had interesting house-guests.  One evening, over a glass of wine and a cigar, Hunter tells Big Al that he wants to do a downwinder –…

View from Riva del Garda

Climbing Monte Altissimo

One of my favourite places in the world to go mountain biking are the trails in the Dolomite mountains, on the north shore of Lago di Garda.  Since we were…

Casa Nora

…in paradise…

A pictorial essay of life in El Yaque, Margarita Island!   … critters…                         …natives…        …

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

    After viewing the above video, I was reminded of a recent bike ride up the mountain in my back yard. It was a nice Sunday morning and my…

Tuscany

One night in Siena…twice…

One night in Siena…twice… Siena is a very beautiful, fortified, hilltop town in the middle of Tuscany. Like other Tuscan hill towns, Siena was first settled in the time of…