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travel

London Calling

Well hello there. This is London calling… kinda. Actually we’re in Bath at the moment, but never mind. This is me on the way to breakfast in Covent Garden, below, on our first morning in London. But I’m getting ahead …

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Keep Calm and Keep on Packing

I really wish I could take credit for that post title, but I have to admit it comes from a comment D.A. Wolfe left on my last post. D.A. writes the blog Daily Plate of Crazy. I’ve been reading her …

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Plan, Pack, Unpack, Repeat

Only one week until Elizabeth and I fly off for our long hoped for, and finally happening, trip to England. I say “long hoped for” because we wanted to make this trip, hoped to make this trip, years and years …

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Hi-i-i-way Drivin’ … It’ll Get You Home

I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but in my experience, most Canadians seem to think nothing of rising at the crack of dawn, or even earlier, hopping in the car, and driving enormous distances in a day. We’re …

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Planning for England.

Only two more months and my friend Elizabeth and I will be winging our way to England. We’re trying hard not to be excited. Not yet. There’s too much planning to do before we lean back, take a sip of tea, …

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life

On Camping and Marriage

Last week, Hubby and I set off on our annual early summer camping trip. We were feeling hopeful, praying for sun, but fully prepared for rain and bugs, with lots of sunscreen and a bucketful of DEET. This trip is …

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On Winning the Birth Lottery

When Hubby and I were in Peru a few weeks ago, we ate supper in a near empty dining room one night at our hotel in Ollantaytambo, and chatted to an American lady at the next table. She sat alone …

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Peru Under My Skin

Without too much exaggeration I think I can say that I’ve got Peru under my skin. And I won’t be done with thinking about it, and processing our experiences there, for a while. I guess this is one of the …

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Peru. We Love You.

Now where were we? Oh yes. South America. Not scaling a garden wall in Salta. But exiting in a more decorous manner. Ha. And thankfully not missing our very, very early morning flight for Peru, after three and a half …

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Argentina: Best Ever Back-Road Road Trip

So. We’re home, after six weeks in South America. We arrived a few days ago. Exhausted. Utterly spent. And happy to be back in Canada, even if it did snow a day or so later. I slept for two days …

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