Maine Life

Jordan Pond, Acadia National Park Did you know...? Mount Desert Island was formed by glacial movement, which began about 30,000 years ago, during the last Ice Age. Bar Harbor has just around 5,000 year-round residents, but the neighbouring Acadia National Park sees up to 3 million tourists a year. A single cruise ship docked in … Continue reading Maine Life

Seasonal work in Bar Harbor, Maine

So I've left my husband... behind. For two months, to be exact. I've taken a seasonal job working in a shop on Main Street in Bar Harbor, Maine, just next to Acadia National Park - one of the most beautiful parks in the United States. Atop Penobscot Mountain For those of you who know me, … Continue reading Seasonal work in Bar Harbor, Maine

Mountain Bike – Johannesburg

Johannesburg may be a bustling city, but it is easily within reach of a number of mountain bike trails and parks. Just after I moved to South Africa in 2015, I bought my first race-worthy mountain bike. I remember the joy I felt as a kid racing around the neighborhood and parks on my bike. … Continue reading Mountain Bike – Johannesburg