Tag Archives: TRAVEL

Day 10 – Changing Direction – Whoops!

Well, if you are following this blog day to day, you will realise that I made a huge faux pas yesterday and almost sent us 5 hours in the wrong direction.  As a result, I was online at 06.30 trying … Continue reading

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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 7&8 – The Mountains, the Scenery and the Wine Tour with Ron

Yesterday, (day 7) we left Kimberley for Penticton.  According to the various maps and apps, it was to be a drive of either 7+ hours of 5+ hours.  In the end, with a few sight seeing stops it took over … Continue reading

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Day 6 & 7 – Kimberley

Up really early, seems to be a habit.  We have been getting up before 07.00 every day apart from the morning after the stampede when we slept until 08.00. We decided to have a lazy morning, we ate toast and … 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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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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