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Itz Not the Ritz

USA | Monday, 8 Mar 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [6]

WE ROLLED INTO TOWN JUST AFTER NOON yesterday and checked in at the Costa Inn.   Its major draw is that it had rooms available.  It also has secure parking and . . . Wait a just cotton-pickin’ minute! That was back in 2008 in ... Read more >

The Second Dose

USA | Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [66]

IT MIGHT SOUND LIKE WE’RE WHINGING—but we aren’t. Despite how crappy we felt last night, we are extremely relieved to have gotten our second dose of the Moderna Covid vaccine yesterday. Last month's 8-hour drive from Cocoa Beach to ... Read more >

The Greatest Conspiracy

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [49]

When people think of conspiracies, they tend to think of the most off-the-wall things. Conspiracy theorists believe the Moon landings were a hoax, and that the CIA masterminded 9/11, causing the buildings to implode. Even this awful pandemic has resulted ... Read more >

On the road again

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [43]

Last year we bought a small motor home. Since no Overseas travel will be happening in quite a while we decided we wanted to be able to explore NZ . Lots of kiwis  have had the same idea and motorhome and caravan sales have gone thru the roof. Honestly ... Read more >

Our First House Guest

USA | Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [77]

AFTER SPENDING NEARLY A YEAR IN VARIOUS rental condos, we're having our first “sleep over.” Our 'sister' Linda—actually brother Mike’s widow—drove over from Houston to spend a few days with us. She found the chilly weather ... Read more >

It's Destin-y

USA | Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [85]

OUR FINAL MEMORIES OF COCOA BEACH will be of the blustery weather spawned by the storms that raked the Northeast. Only the heartiest souls were seen on the beach and the fishing deteriorated to the point that I fed the last of my bait and a small bluefish ... Read more >

Photos: Florida Panhandle

USA | Friday, 5 Feb 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Photo Gallery

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Of Course I Still Love You

USA | Sunday, 24 Jan 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [105]

THE SPACEX MISSION FROM CAPE CANAVERAL launched right on schedule—the revised schedule, that is. Yesterday’s launch was scrubbed due to atmospheric conditions but everything was A-OK this morning.          ... Read more >

Some Good News

USA | Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [107]

THE GOOD NEWS IS WE GOT OUR FIRST Moderna Covid shots this morning. The Bad News is that we had to drive eight hours yesterday to Fort Walton Beach for the jabs and spend the night in a hotel. We will be only minutes away for Shot #2, which I guess will ... Read more >

New Year Break in Cluj and Turda

ROMANIA | Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 | By steve_and_emma | Views [83]

After a quiet Christmas in our flat in Timisoara we opted for a change of scene and headed north to Romania’s second biggest city for a short city-break. Cluj, or Cluj-Napoca to give it the full Sunday-best title is another lovely medieval Transylvanian ... Read more >