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Panama Canal

USA | Sunday, 18 Jan 2009 | Views [353] | Comments [2]

Today we went through the Panama Canal.   We arrived at the front of a short line of Ships around 5:30 am and were through the first three locks by around 9 am.   Traveled down river for several hours then hit the last of the locks about 3:30 pm. ... Read more >


Vinnie's a STAR!

ARUBA | Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [394] | Comments [2]

  Today was a good day...hard to believe we've been at this for almost a week and only have one more week to go!  These old folks are going to do me in!  They are a grumpy lot!   Last night was hysterical!!!  Your dad got called up on stage to help ... Read more >


Southbound cruise Days 3, 4, and 5 (Jan 12, 13, and 14)

TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS | Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | Views [338] | Comments [1]

Day 3:  The day after Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, we arrived at Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos, for a few hours of beaching and snorkeling.  (As we pulled in, the MS Eurodam cruise ship was just pulling out.  It's the newest and biggest addition to the Holland ... Read more >


Gallery: Peru, Argentina & Chile 2009

PERU | Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Moving along....

USA | Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | Views [227] | Comments [1]

Relaxing day at Half Moon Cay.   Left port around 5ish pm, dinner was okay.   Very exciting night at the slot machines!   I played the 2cent slots and won $50!!   Wow!   It was very exhilarating!   The show was on Musicals…It was well done but ... Read more >


The love boat Day 1 and 2

BAHAMAS | Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | Views [493] | Comments [1]

Slow driving to the port, lots of traffic.   We left the car at the airport and had to wait for a bit on the bus to take us to the ship: lots of white hair, wheel chairs and walkers (not the fast kind).   Boarding the ship didn’t take long.   I ... Read more >


Back in time for Christmas and leaving again on January 9th

USA | Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Views [211]

We have completed our trial trip, England.  It was fun, cold and a good beginning to our adventure.  We leave Jan 9th for South America....will keep friends and family posted on our whereabouts and adventures. 


Day 19: Brighton

USA | Sunday, 23 Nov 2008 | Views [330] | Comments [3]

Beth will be jealous to hear that we headed to Brighton today.  WOW.  It was fantastic.  We took the very long route there, it was probably only 40 miles away but took us several hours of leisurely driving to arrive.  We got off the path following the ... Read more >


Day 18: Dover

USA | Saturday, 22 Nov 2008 | Views [334] | Comments [6]

Started with a continental breakfast this morning, instead of the full English breakfast, then drove to the southeast coastline to visit Dover.   The only other times we had been here have been approaching by sea on the ferry from Calais, so it was ... Read more >


Day 17: Leeds

USA | Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | Views [288] | Comments [2]

Leeds Castle was fab.  Nice grounds, mean geese and warm weather (low 50s).  We spent the morning wandering around the grounds and going through the castle.  The tourists are very thinned out, only a handful of Japanese.  The afternoon was quite exciting.... Read more >


Day 16: Drive baby drive...

USA | Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | Views [282]

Drove from Dartmoor to Kent today...took a long time!  Stopped for a quick sandwich in the car and kept going.  Our b&b was only a one nighter but it was wonderful!  Nice couple, great bed!! Dinnier was a good restaurant, I hate that I ordered fish ... Read more >


Day 15: Moor is More

USA | Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | Views [297]

We had a wonderful morning out on the Moors.  Did a 7 mile trek, lots of signs of past civilization and mud.  I had a small slip late in the walk, a bit of mud on my pants but survived.  The rest of the day was spent relaxing at the Inn and reading our ... Read more >


Here's the next quiz

USA | Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | Views [522] | Comments [21]

What's this fruit?  We've seen it twice as a garnish on desert.  It's about the size and consistency of a large cherry tomato, and tastes somewhat bland but sweet.  We saw it growing on a house in Portsmouth today so we snapped a photo.  (We don't know ... Read more >


Day 14: My Peeps

USA | Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | Views [285]

Today we woke up in Penzance after having walked the town and exploring it’s roads.   It wasn’t our type of town but at least we got a chance to experience it.   We left this morning, right after breakfast, and headed toward Plymouth to see where ... Read more >


Day 13: Best seen after dusk

USA | Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | Views [294]

Good start this morning off to the land of King Arthur.   It took us a bit to find our way out of the maze they call Devon (small roads, tall thick hedges).   We landed at Tintagel Castle on the coast after driving for 30 miles – 1 ½ hours drive. ... Read more >


Day 12: Walk two in the Moors

USA | Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | Views [340]

Early rise and porridge for breakfast, the perfect start to a perfect day.   Left the BB and headed into the Moors for a complete day of trekking about.   Started in Batsworthy, a small town in the middle of nowhere.   It too us about an hour to ... Read more >


Day 11: Wild Ponies!

USA | Saturday, 15 Nov 2008 | Views [314]

Early breakfast, full Monty, don't want to starve or loose my latest addition (preggers...4 months I'd guess). Got a semi-early start and drove into Dartmoor national park and got started on a nice long walk.  Drove by our B&B twice (my navigation ... Read more >


OK, quiz time!

USA | Saturday, 15 Nov 2008 | Views [417] | Comments [10]

Who are these guys?  Post your guesses to this page so others can see.(More clues later if no one guesses)


Day 10: Half way there

USA | Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | Views [261] | Comments [1]

Almost half way done with the trip!  We left Wales after taking another visit to see the Castle at St. Fagan's - Museum.  Wonderful!  Walked through the upstairs and downstairs.  Drove the long way back to the M4 and headed for warmer climates.  Rained ... Read more >


Day 8 and 9: Wales

USA | Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | Views [270]

Two days have gone flying by since our last update.   We hated saying goodbye to Ann and Margaret.   They were so nice, accommodating and staying with them was easy.   We arrived yesterday around noon to the Cardiff area and immediately went ... Read more >


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