Tag Archives: HOLIDAYS

Day 9 – The Road Trip Continues, Penticton to Clear Water and Lac de Jeune

Highway 5 – or The Coquihalla Highway boasts some stunning views and is a great way to travel through the mountains. The Highway (also known as the Coq”; pronounced “coke”), consists of 186 km (116 mi) of freeway, varying between four and six … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Bowness, Bow River and Sunburn

Good morning, it’s 07.00 on Monday morning and I’m writing up yesterday’s activity.  It’s a glorious sunny morning in Calgary and I have just posted a happy 21st birthday message to my lovely grandson Callum.  We always miss his birthday … 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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Preparing for Take Off

Leading up to this holiday, it has been a momentous year.  My Mother who has been ill for almost a decade with Alzheimer’s, came to the point where, despite all our efforts as a family, she was no longer able … 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 – Homeward Bound

We’re going Home So, as usual the Gulls have had us awake since around 04.30.  We still try to catch another hours sleep but it’s almost impossible…… as soon as the first rays of sun appear in the sky they … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Bye Bye Ostende

  Last day in Ostende We were right it was a sticky night, without air conditioning we need the large window open, so as a result I now have 3 really angry Mozzie bites, we need the Apotheke (Pharmacy)….. When … 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 – Ostende and the Cardiff Hotel!

Destination Ostende! So we’re up and at ‘em again this morning.  We are on schedule to leave the car park by 08.30…. We thought!  How much stuff can you accumulate in one hotel room in 4 days?  It took 3 … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – Last Day in Heidelberg

Last Day in Heidelberg So here we are again, our last day in this lovely place and it’s almost time to pack up and move on.  Before we do, we decide to take one last walk around, it’s Sunday, so … Continue reading

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