Tag Archives: Vacation

Hostel Deco – Krakow

Hostel Deco – Krakow The Hostel Deco is about a 15 minute walk from the city center. The decor in this hostel is quite interesting as each room has its own unique, special art deco theme and the walls in … Continue reading

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

We arrived on Hilton Head Island after a short drive from Savannah, Georgia. Looking forward to a couple of days of blue skies and warm weather, a bit of golf, a bit of cycling, and perhaps a bit of sand … Continue reading

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – February 2013

Graeme and I holidayed in Punta Cana in December 2009 (2009 Dominican Republic blog entries) This time around, it was my wife and I who were hoping to enjoy a bit of warmth and sunshine away from Ottawa’s snow-covered landscape. … Continue reading

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Wellsboro PA to Little Pine State Park

Wellsboro PA to Little Pine State Park May 4, 2012 – After spending part of the morning walking the streets of Wellsboro PA with my camera, we headed out Route 660 to take a look at some of the areas … Continue reading

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Cuban Taxis – A step back in time

Cuban Taxis – A step back in time ( Varadero sampling) There are plenty of interesting reasons to visit Cuba especially when there is snow on the ground in Canada and Cuban weather is +25C or better.

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Heading Home From Stowe, Vermont

Service had been great and, happily, the weather, for the most part, had cooperated, so we were able to get outside in the fresh mountain air and enjoy using the well groomed trails of the Trapp Family Lodge. Now our … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee (Part III)

In the River Journey building, you start your tour in the lower levels where there is a wonderful display of seahorses but first I had to get past the Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) which, I guess, was the display creature … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee (Part II)

The first part of this multi-part posting of my visit to the Tennessee Aquarium focused on the orchids and butterflies exhibits and a few of stingrays on exhibit. This Part II highlights the reefs and the jelly fish displays. The … Continue reading

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Florida Birds – Video

Florida Birds – Video Here is a video of some clips of birds which we saw while cycling around Florida. I was borrowing Graeme’s FLIP camera for these shots and hadn’t used it before this trip so these clips should … Continue reading

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Cycling in Florida – Flamingo, Florida and Crocodiles

We woke up this morning with frost on the picnic table but with a nice blue sky overhead so we decided that cycling to Flamingo to see the crocodiles would be a good way to spend the day. We decided … Continue reading

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