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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 5

A DAY TRIP TO ARLES On day four we struck out on our own to visit the city of Arles which is south-west from Avignon, about a one hour drive away. While we had rented a nice vehicle in Avignon … Continue reading

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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 6

LUNCH IN L’ISLE SUR-LA-SORGUE AND TIME TO SAY ADIEU It is our last day visiting our good friends Hugh and Margo at their beautiful home in Provence. We leave for Lisbon this afternoon and in one sense we are a … Continue reading

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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 4

MARKET DAY IN SAINT REMY-DE-PROVENCE Some random photos of the market.

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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 3

VISITING WITH FRIENDS On our arrival in Avignon in the south of France we were met at the train station by our good friend Hugh. We rented a car and then followed him east to his beautiful home in the … Continue reading

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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 2

WE HAVE ARRIVED (sort of) Picking up after we landed at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris we gathered up our baggage and started across the terminal to the attached Train Grand Vitesse (TGV) station to catch our train to … Continue reading

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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 1

PLANES TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES And it started out so well… Convenient long-term parking at Jet Set at the Vancouver Airport. a late brunch in one of the lounges at YVR then at 12:45 p.m. departure Vancouver to Paris Charles de … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP – LUND, BRITISH COLUMBIA – DAY 1

On the road again, this time to the end of the road — literally! Lund sits at Mile 0 on Highway 101.  Locally the highway is know as the Sunshine Coast Highway.  It is two ferry rides north of the … Continue reading

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TOFINO DAY TWO

We woke early to the sound of the surf outside our room. It was high cloud and 4 degrees Celsius. A typical winter day in this region. In the main Lodge our breakfast was waiting… and… Our table came with … Continue reading

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A TRIP TO THE REAL LEFT COAST

We needed some R&R. We needed to make sure we were starting fresh, kicking the s#%t out of 2016 and shedding it from our collective consciousness. So… TOFINO! Situate on the west coast of Vancouver Island on Clayoquot Sound, across … Continue reading

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When One Door Closes….

A couple of weeks ago we were looking forward to travelling to San Jose del Cabo for our son Michael and his fiance Leah’s destination wedding in Cabo San Juan, Mexico on September 25, 2014. However, Hurricane Odile had something … Continue reading

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