As I get set to fly back to Canada, I leave you with a few of the photos that didn't make onto the first team roster.


But I can't hear the words they're sayin, must be the echoes in my mind.”

A friend I met somewhere along this long road said that there are, generally speaking, two types of urban environments. There are those where the people stand out and are the most important feature. Then there are those where the infrastructure dominates: the buildings, the streets, the place itself. East Europe is both.

Sure that news is some sixty-four years old. But today German troops were back on the streets of Bratislava


These are some photos of my highlights and lowlights of a trip through Italy, the countries that used to be Yugoslavia, then into Bulgaria, Romania and ending here in Budapest, Hungary. It’s just a quick spin to give you a feel about these great places with all kinds of different people. Lets go…

About This Place…

"This website is dedicated to the many people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who have suffered and died."


The writer was a journalist, prosecutor, and Canadian soldier who is now trying to help the people who live in the DR Congo.


The photographs and the commentary here are solely those of the writer and his pet dog named "Bark." The United Nations and MONUSCO have nothing to do with this website.

Similarly, the township of Puskokum in eastern Tennessee is equally not interested.