End of the Rainbow

Kongo caught the end of the rainbow in between showers today from the Silver Strand looking across San Diego Bay toward Chula Vista.  Rainbows are hard to catch.  Usually you see them disappearing in a cloud or on the far side of a mountain.  This one ends right on the water right in front of you.  There must be treasure there.  Or maybe it’s a lucky omen for 2013. Travel safe.  Have fun. Continue reading End of the Rainbow

Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt New York

IMG_3672-2Location, location, location.  Add in a lot of class, over-the-top amenities, art, excellent service, and some bling and you’ve got a pretty good idea of what this great hotel in the middle of the Big Apple has to offer.  Kongo and Mrs. Kongo stayed here five nights the week after Thanksgiving and met up with Mrs. Kongo’s brother and sister-in-law who stayed at a nearby hotel.  This was their first visit to New York so everything had to be perfect.  Which, of course, it was. Continue reading “Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt New York”

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: New


This week’s travel theme is “new” and what better way to start the New Year than with four new monkeys that joined Kongo’s troop Christmas Day?  From left to right are Bongo, Mooch, Caipora, and Jungle.  They actually came in wrapped in a big binder as a clever takeout on one of Kongo’s earlier blogs titled “Binders Full of Monkey,” which was a parody Kongo did on one of the presidential debates in October. Continue reading “Ailsa’s Travel Theme: New”