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Off Again: Day 7

Spent time this morning re-organizing suitcases so I’m organized for the morning, leaving a small suitcase behind in the car; I also phoned the hotel in Santo Domingo to arrange for the shuttle to pick me up at the airport … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 4

Breakfast.  I think the breakfast buffet here at Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia has to be the best I’ve ever had.  There are the usual hot and cold things but there’s a chef who will tailor make an omelet for you … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 3

We’re going to start today with a little puzzle.  While you’re reading my post, see if you can figure out what this is.  It’s brand new to me and I really like it.  There’s no prize, just a test of … Continue reading

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Heading Home: Day 22 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Coming into Minneapolis yesterday, I couldn’t help but notice that the skyline is very similar to those in Toronto and Winnipeg — tall modern buildings with some lower, older buildings of some architectural note, especially the turrets, tower, and green … Continue reading

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Heading Home: Day 20 — Jamestown, N. Dakota

Well, I’ve been in North Dakota exactly twice in my life and both times it’s been stormy and raining.  I think I’ll have to reconsider the idea of coming here to do a dinosaur dig.  Digs are no fun in … Continue reading

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Day 17: Kelowna, B.C.

Had a wonderful scenic drive south to Kelowna today.  Amazing scenery (to use Bronyaur’s word) and beautiful weather for the day.  Lots of photos including the floating bridge. Back in Vernon, we had lunch at a place called Davison’s where … Continue reading

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Day 16: Kamloops, BC

After we walked the kids to school this morning, Mattie, Gord & I headed for Kamloops.  It’s only 1 1/2 hours northwest of here.  Along the way we stopped at a place called Ranch Café which was decorated with a western … Continue reading

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Day 8: Visiting in Airdrie, Alberta

Day 8 and it was nice to have a rather relaxing day in Airdrie and area.  My sister-in-law and I went shopping first thing as I didn’t bring a fall jacket with me and it was quite cold the last two … Continue reading

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Heading West, Day 2

Hello from Thunder Bay.  Another beautiful day for travelling and hardly any traffic on the Trans Canada Hwy.  More construction today (the roads are going to be wonderful when they’re finished judging by the parts that are done now) but … Continue reading

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Last Performance

The Internet does so many things to make travel easier.  I knew before leaving home what the weather was going to be like — most days overcast if not rainy until Sunday when it would be sunny with a temperature … Continue reading

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