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Malaga, Spain

“We were greeted at this port by Angela and Santiago of La Maison Bisoux online knitting shop.  They graciously escorted us from the port to their shop office and allowed us to shop a nice little selection of yarns.   Santiago offered up lots of suggestions of places to visit …

Cartegena, Spain

“A small, sunny port…a bike race greeted us at the port, and many of us wandered through town to try to find the one possible yarn opportunity.  Unfortunately, the building at the address for the yarn shop was gone!   We found a wonderful little bakery to enjoy some pastries, …

Rome, Italy

Paula and I walked around a fair bit on day two of our visit in Rome. Paula was given a list of suggested shops to visits by Melissa Gower-Pence. Our first stop would be a small yarn shop located a few streets west of our hotel. We then followed the …

National Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (at night) Iberian Cruise 2013

Rome, Italy at night

Rome at night While in Rome I set out for a late night hike from our hotel Visconti Palace (relatively close to Vatican City) along the Tiber river and across town to the National Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II and then down to the The Colosseum “Flavian Amphitheatre”.  I was …

KLM Airplane

Luchthaven Schiphol

Paula & I have flown through the Schiphol airport (AMS) serval time in the past few years.  I have traveled through AMS on my way to trade shows in Germany; while Paula and I have used AMS as a jump point for several cruises; such as our 2012 trip from …

What is “Off The Trail”?

What is “Off The Trail”?  What does it mean?  First we need to talk about being on the trail. Hiking and Camping is something that Michael and I often do in the warmer months.   We live in Southern Ontario near Toronto.  We love being outside, walking the trails, sitting …

Off The Trail

“Off The Trail” Happy New Year! Camper Ken and Hiker Mike are please to announce that we have officially launched our website www.OffTheTrail.ca.  Over the next few weeks we will be authoring a few posts and getting the web site ready to be our official BLOG.  If all goes well …

Official Launch Date – Feb 1, 2013

“Off The Trail” – Coming soon! So, Welcome to our web site, check in and check us out often. Happy New Year! Camper Ken and Hiker Mike are please to announce that on February 1st 2013, we will be launching the website www.OffTheTrail.ca.  Over the next few weeks we will …