Five more Forts

September 26, 2016 by  
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Got your walking shoes on? Okay, let’s visit some more forts. First stop is in Mexico… Fort San Diego Acapulco, Mexico Join us inside Fort San Diego, click here. Next…across the ocean to Singapore. Fort Canning Singapore Join us at Fort Canning, click here. Fort Siloso Sentosa, Singapore Sentosa is an island just a short […]

Five Waterfalls

September 15, 2016 by  
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Are there waterfalls in every country? Hmm…interesting question. I had never really thought about that before! Well, let’s see how many of the countries we have visited had waterfalls.  Hint: Click on any photo to enlarge it. It really makes a difference! Sunwapta Falls Canada Jasper National Park (in western Canada) is the home of Sunwapta […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District

September 10, 2016 by  
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Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. We are in the Sweet Auburn District of Atlanta, Georgia where we find the house where Martin Luther King, Jr was born. (the house can be visited but only on a park ranger led tour) Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where both he and his father preached… […]

Alberta Birds of Prey

August 26, 2016 by  
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Would you like to get up close and personal with birds of prey? Even get a photo taken with one of them? This young fellow is about to hold and get his photo taken with a great horned owl. (Hint: Click on any photo to enlarge it.)             You would […]

Fatima Portugal

April 7, 2016 by  
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It is said that in 1917 the Virgin Mary appeared to three local children in Fatima, Portugal. Today Fatima is a pilgrimage site. Come along as we join the hundreds that are here today.  “Enter as a pilgrim” (that is what the sign says) (Hint: Click on any photo to enlarge it.) The central plaza is […]

The High Roller

February 27, 2016 by  
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High Roller. Observation Wheel. Ferris wheel. Whatever you call it…it is fun! Welcome to Las Vegas and a ride on the High Roller. (Hint: Click on photo to enlarge it.) Reminds one of the wheel in London, England, doesn’t it. But we are in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. More specifically, in the general area of The […]

Desert Botanical Garden

September 14, 2015 by  
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Botanical Gardens…they interest me BUT desert botanical gardens!! (FYI: I am not overly fond of deserts.) So when the opportunity to visit a desert botanical gardens, I was hesitant. However, we are already here in Phoenix, Arizona and the gardens do have an excellent reputation…so, let’s go Welcome to the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix, […]

Downtown Nashville Tennessee

July 14, 2015 by  
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All I really knew about Nashville, Tennessee is that it is the home of country music. What else did I need to know? After all, Nashville is where all my favourite country music comes from…so what else could there be? Well, on our first trip to Nashville I did enjoy my country music but also discovered […]

Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC

April 28, 2015 by  
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When? 1909 Where? Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Where specifically? About a 45 minute drive north of the capital, Victoria Problem? An abandoned limestone quarry is an eye sore on your property. Solution? Well, if you are Mrs. Butchart the answer is to create a garden in the quarry. Fast forward to 2015  Welcome to the Butchart […]

Magic happens

March 16, 2015 by  
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Thursday, May 1  Dunedin, New Zealand Fog is hanging low over Dunedin’s stately buildings as we head out of the city. Moving out into the area of the harbour we see nothing because of the fog. Well, we do see faint outlines of teeth. (Yes, you read that right. The teeth are sculptures… a collaboration between […]

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