Manitoba Ghost Towns

Abandoned Manitoba Ghost Towns – travel blog. First – I absolutely need to recommend Gordon Goldsborough’s two excellent books on Manitoban history. He has done so much in preserving, documenting and highlighting Manitoba’s rich history. He is a Manitoban legend. Second – Please be aware that most of the towns below are NOT ghost towns. … More Manitoba Ghost Towns

Dominica Travel Blog

Dominica travel blog. On September 18th 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica. Lives were lost, lush forests were damaged, housing and infrastructure was almost completely destroyed. And while there is still a lot of work to be done, after two years of cleanup and rebuilding, the signs of recovery are positive. A lot of Caribbean destinations … More Dominica Travel Blog

Angola Travel

Angola Travel Blog. Angola recently relaxed their visa process, so I decided to check it out before they changed their mind. Luanda was the most expensive city I’ve ever visited and travelling around Angola was costly. Unfortunately, this meant that my budget severely limited what I could see. Shipwreck Beach My travel blog on Angola … More Angola Travel

Nigeria – An Abandoned Nollywood Film Studio

Nollywood Film Studios, Nigeria.This was quite a surprising find. I read about Tinapa Studios when researching the possibility of visiting a Nollywood Film Studio in Nigeria. After India, Nigeria has the second most productive film industry in the world, producing an estimated 50 movies per week. I was hoping to get a glimpse at some … More Nigeria – An Abandoned Nollywood Film Studio

Visiting Jonestown, The People’s Temple

Visiting Jonestown, The People’s Temple. Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. These words by Spanish philosopher George Santayana were written above the throne of Jim Jones, cult leader of The People’s Temple in Jonestown, located deep in the jungles of Guyana. On November 18th, 1978, 909 followers killed themselves … More Visiting Jonestown, The People’s Temple