Transnistria

Officially called the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, Transnistria is a breakaway state along the eastern edge of Moldova, bordering Ukraine and about 100 km from Odessa. Two weeks before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I was lucky enough to visit. Over the past 100+ years, borders were quite fluid in the region. Following the collapse of … More Transnistria

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