Category Archives: Miscellany

Posts and musings that don’t fit into the other categories.

Costa Rica zip wire experience

I took this video as I was zipping down the longest stretch of the zip wire complex at Selvatura Park, which runs above and through the Monteverde cloud forest in central Costa Rica. The Canopy Tour consists of 15 zip cables running over a total distance of 3km, most a few 100 metres in length but the longest (this one) measuring 1,000 metres. As you can see I am sitting in a harness behind the guide, which leaves me hands free to manage the camera. Continue reading

Another Roadside Attraction

For those who are wondering, the title of this blog comes from one of my favourite books of all time, namely Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins. It seemed somehow appropriate as I set out my stall on this virtual roadside.