Author Archives: kenmyhre

About kenmyhre

I am a retired educator, computer professional. Now I like to travel the world by bicycle, on foot and periodically on skis

Crane Spectacle at Izumi

(To get a larger image of the photos click on them) My days at the Shin Tsurumi Tei were each the same.  I was up and out at 6:30, still dark, and climbed the outside staircase of the Crane Observation … Continue reading

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Crane Hunting – Kyushu

Travel in Asia is wonderful.  Or at least it is for me.  It is not filled with wildlife as Africa or as comfortably familiar as Europe, but the cultural complexity and the diversity of cultures make it so intriguing.  Travel … Continue reading

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In Between Dances

I am doing a post at this time primarily to brush up my posting skills after such a long hiatus. This in preparation for future travels. It is almost three years since my last posting; Bangkok to Singapore.  Since then … Continue reading

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Bangkok to Singapore – The Birds

My bike trip from Bangkok to Singapore was the last of a number of East Asia bike adventures that have been on my agenda for the twenty years that I have been travelling extensively. My other trips have taken me … Continue reading

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Onto Singapore

I am posting now from Calgary. First a few photos from the first part of Malaysia (Georgetown and Fraser’s Hill) that I was unable to add in my last post. From Georgetown From Fraser’s Hill Feb28-Mar 11 Fraser’s Hill to … Continue reading

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Malaysia

Sorry no pictures this post Feb 19-27 Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia Getting to  the bottom of Thailand.  Two 80 km bike days got me from Trang to Satun. Each day was about the same. I was good on the bike and … Continue reading

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Biking South Thailand

Feb 11 – 18, Trang My White Village Resort hostess in Ranong saw me off as I rode into the morning. She was probably a bit concerned as I had checked into her place at 9:30 the previous morning, obviously … Continue reading

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Biking and Birding – Bangkok to Singapore

Jan 29/30 Flight to Bangkok Farah took Owen and me to the airport. He heading to Grand Prairie, I’m off to Thailand/Malaysia/Singapore. We had breakfast together once through security. Nice. My stop in Vancouver took longer than scheduled and so … Continue reading

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Istanbul

Nov 1-7 I have been home from Turkey for a bit over a week now. I’m still not yet on Calgary time and so one thing I have been doing at 5:00 AM is writing a bit on my last … Continue reading

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The Black Sea to the Mediterranean

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