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Archive - October 2013

Cruising the Adriatic and Dalmation Coast

 Cruising the Adriatic and Dalmation Coast The rugged backpackers have settled in for a little bit of luxury. About a month ago we were looking to see if we could find a repositioning cruise from New Zealand back to Canada in May or June. I stumbled across this cruise that takes us to places like Israel and Cyprus. We had absolutely no thoughts about taking a...

Thanksgiving with Friends, Geneva and Rome

 Thanksgiving with Friends, Geneva and Rome When last I posted we were arriving in Geneva. We went to Geneva to visit with friends who used to live in Fort Smith. Minoo and Bernie Sheehan left Fort Smith maybe six years ago now. They lived in Calgary for a few years and then moved to Geneva almost two years ago now. When we arrived in Geneva we were shocked that...

Yo hablo espanol mas que antes!!!

 Yo hablo espanol mas que antes!!! I am not sure this will be the longest blog entry yet. Mostly because it will reflect my week in Madrid. Hopefully, I can convince Nicola to write something for the blog as well about her week of the Camino de Santiago. We arrived in Madrid on the 3rd of October. If you remember from the last entry, we came from London and...

London, Birmingham and a small English town

 London, Birmingham and a small English town In my last post we were heading from Marrakech to London. Now we are en route from London to Madrid after a week in the UK. We stayed with Nicola’s sister and her family: Jenny, Garry, Ruby and Amy. Plus their two new kittens, Pebbles and Hevie (sp?). It was very nice to visit with friendly faces. After two...