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RandYwakefield This is the story of R-Robin and Y-Yasuko Wakefield in Canada, USA, and a touch of Mexico


USA | Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | Views [727] | Comments [1]

Checked in at the Gershwin hotel E 27th street near 5th ave a few blocks fom the empire state bldg. a bit of a pretintious arty crafty kind of place (fashion shows next door) but very nice and quite convenient. took the subway uptown to times square ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

Gallery: Boston

USA | Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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USA | Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | Views [303]

We got away from Niagara Falls fairly early for the longest (driving) leg of our journey 758 km (using the gps) and had little trouble on the way. Found out that speed limits mean very little in the usa. 65 mph = 85 mph (minimum), so we made the trip ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Niagara Falls

CANADA | Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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CANADA | Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Views [535]

The flight to Buffalo via Chicago was pretty smooth and we picked up our hirw car and navigated to Niagara Falls (with some difficulty) without the gps. Took a walk along the rapids (above the falls) only a block from our hotel.  We walked on up to the ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Vancouver & the ROCKIES

CANADA | Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Views [391]

Rosie and Aidan plucked us from the airport in the dark at 6.00 am and took us home, in downtown Vamcouver. Yasuko and Rosie did a bit of shopping and we all had a walk downtown.  Saw a funny event called the "Zombie-Walk" but we didn't join ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


CANADA | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Views [289]

We had planned everything so well, getting the best prices for airfares and hotels available in the englsh-speaking world and planning everything down to the last detail. Then we re-checked our onward schedule to Vancouver, departure 0120 (in the morning) ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: HAWAII

CANADA | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Beautiful Blue Hawaii

USA | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Views [263]

After arriving at the right hotel, just across the road from Waikiki beach we settled in and walked around town a bit, had a drink at a beachside bar and started organising our tour of Oahu. Our first major activity was a fishing trip on the reefs ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


USA | Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | Views [245]

We got away from Brisbane on schedule on 21 August 2007 on a Qantas flight to Sydney. OK except for the striparama at security because of artificial hips. (I'll never get used to it). We didn't sleep much on the 9.35 hour flight to Honolulu, then ... Read more >

Tags: Airports

Gallery: Canada

CANADA | Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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