Category Archives: travel

Barcelona Day 1

Truly, getting there is half the fun! provided you keep a sense of humour.  Arrived at Montreal’s Trudeau Airport with lots of time — which meant I had to wait two hours to check in my luggage.  I had a … Continue reading

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Barcelona Countdown: Three & a Half Days to Go

So much to do and so little time!  I have two guide books — one for Spain and one for Barcelona.  They are supposed to be “updated” and yet both recommend that I should get traveller’s cheques which are pretty … Continue reading

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Vacation Time

Between doing things around my new house, reading, and planning my trip, I’ve been so busy I haven’t had time to blog about my upcoming vacation in Spain.  I’m very excited and can’t believe it’s this Saturday I’m heading off!  … Continue reading

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Day 25: Home!

I had trouble getting up this morning so was a bit late getting away.  After a nice breakfast which included french toast, I got out into a drizzly morning with a bit of fog.  The colour of the trees as I … Continue reading

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Heading Home: Day 24 — Olean, N.Y., final night on the road

A beautiful day for driving again today.  I went through 4 states again:  Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.  My marvellous GPS kept me off the toll roads.  Most of the morning was on a two-lane highway but in the … 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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