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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 14

WALKING IN PORTO Porto is a city for walking. Right outside of our hotel was a lively plaza with many outdoor cafes, street vendors and buskers. But don’t limit your exploration to walking out from your hotel or room. Taxis … 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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THANKSGIVING

Yes, that’s bacon! Almost ready…  

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Beef Stuffed Bitter Melon

As promised… We purchased two of these unusual (for us) veggies on Sunday at the local market. (On the left) Tonight we decided to cook them up. Started with lean ground beef. Added in tomato sauce, onions, red peppers, and … Continue reading

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Market Day

Sunday is market day at the Rec Centre in North Delta. Local artisans, bakers and produce vendors offer their goods for sale.   I particularly like shopping for baked goods, fruit and vegetables, and some very unusual Asian produce. Have … Continue reading

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Bangers and Mash Rolls in Filo Pastry

I’m back today to share a great suggestion for a twist on a British staple – Bangers and Mash. I made this in about 30 minutes and it is surprisingly easy. Go ahead… try it! I started with beef sausages … Continue reading

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European Road Trip – Chapter Three – The Hill Towns of The Luberon and Les Alpilles

On either side of the valley defined by the Petit Luberon, Grand Luberon and Luberon Oriental mountain ranges in the south of Provence are charming hill towns that are unique and historic. The terrible insecurity of invasions forced the residents … Continue reading

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European Road Trip – Chapter Two – Market Day

Any visit to the Provence Region in the south of France would not be complete without a visit to the local markets in the small towns of the area. The markets are morning affairs, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., … Continue reading

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A Road Story – Chapter Ten – … and what do the French have?

A buttery croissant. – Bill Hughes Not only the French but Nancy Garnham as well. In my last Chapter about Jasper I forgot to mention the amazing meals we had that were prepared by Nancy Garnham. She and her husband … Continue reading

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Maria

This is my friend and neighbour Maria.   Maria owns the local deli. She runs it and is the only employee. Maria has owned the deli for the last 18 years. She is the third owner.  The deli has been … Continue reading

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