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Day 20 – Saskatoon to Calgary

Today, we leave Saskatoon for Calgary.  This is the final part of our three week holiday and today we will be mostly in the car, so there won’t be much to report. We repacked our cases, loaded up Marty’s van … Continue reading

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Day 17 – The Hangover and the Barbecue

Yesterday, we were feeling a little fragile after the Whisky-fest at Brad and Sue’s so we got up quite late and mooched around drinking lots of tea and coffee on the deck. We have eggs and toast for breakfast and … Continue reading

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Day 15 & 16 – #Saskatooning – When in Canada, do as the Canadians do…

Good morning, Granny calling … catching up on two days as we have been too busy enjoying ourselves to even think about spending an hour typing up the Grannyrant! It’s Sunday today and we arrived at Saskatoon on Thursday.  We … Continue reading

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Day 14 – The End of the Road Trip – Let’s go to Saskatoon!

Good morning… Granny calling, today we get out of this flea ridden cabin and head to Saskatoon Saskatchewan to visit the family. We had a terrible night again, we just couldn’t settle to sleep, so after 4 hours of tossing … Continue reading

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Day 2 Calgary – Playing, Planting and Planning…

Day 2 was always going to be a relaxed day.  Following a mammoth journey yesterday we needed to take it easy and enjoy the down time.  We both got 6 solid hours of sleep and even though we woke up … Continue reading

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Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute Revival! Part 1

Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute  (AKA The Stute) was recently put up for sale for the sum of £70,000 …… yes, £70k can you believe it?! The Stute –  was built by Miners and paid for weekly from their wages. It … Continue reading

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CAMPING – So worth the effort!

Oh yes….camping, where do I start?  I have camped most of my adult life, when the kids were small, we went to the Gower, even before we could drive!  My Dad would drop us in the field with a mountain … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – I do Like to be Beside the Seaside

  Tram Ticket in a Heatwave….  and another Sunset. Good morning, it is Wednesday 20th July and we have just eaten breakfast at the Cardiff Hotel.  Traditional continental breakfast of Ham, Salami, Slices of Cheese, Jams and massive bread rolls.  … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Heiligenblut in a Thunderstorm

The Waterfalls the Grossglockner and the Thunderstorm! So, let’s go to the Waterfalls, we packed our rucksack.  Sunscreen -check, Water – check, Cameras -check…..Let’s go hiking! We walked through the village, past the Sharek Cable Car, down the hill and … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Schloss Eggenburg & the BBQ (Grillen)

  When we woke yesterday, we decided to have a lazy morning.  This visit to Graz is always packed with activity and as I said earlier, we need more time to recover than we used to! So we watched the … Continue reading

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