This is the final post of my Toronto, Michigan and Wisconsin trip. If you missed my previous posts and want to read them in order click here. Better late than never, here’s what I got up to in Wisconsin! My flight from Detroit to Madison was due to leave at 8.27am (EDT) and arrive at… Continue reading Wisconsin
Category: North America
I think I slipped into the post-holiday blues last week, but I’m back with my final post about my trip to Michigan and will post about Wisconsin later this week. It was such a lovely visit with Annie and Michael. Annie is my favourite human on the planet, she has a great sense of humour,… Continue reading Michigan #2
After the go go go of all the site seeing in Toronto, things have moved at a slower pace in Michigan. I’ve been helping Annie with some unpacking, sorting photos, packing boxes to ship to her eldest daughter in California. I found in one box this photo I’d sent Annie in 1992. It is me,… Continue reading Michigan #1
On Wednesday morning I woke just before 6am having slept through. Lucy’s dog Cora came for belly rubs. She is such a cutie and would easily fit in my handbag. She came with us for the day. First up we caught the ferry to Toronto Islands. There are 3 ferries that each go to a… Continue reading Toronto #2
My journey from Inverness to Amsterdam to Toronto went pretty smoothly. We were a little late taking off but managed to land on time, only to find there was no gate free at Toronto Pearson airport. After about 30 mins they started to unload passengers in small batches. By the time my batch left it… Continue reading Toronto #1
One more sleep to go…
My goodness it seems a long time since I caught a flight anywhere (2017 to Verona, Italy), but the next few weeks I’ve a few planned. First up is Toronto! I’m visiting Lucy, who I met on my trip to Peru and Bolivia in 2015/16. She is from the UK but emigrated to Canada a… Continue reading One more sleep to go…
Costa Rica Adventure in Costa Rica, Central America – G Adventures
Spot wildlife while cruising through the canals of Tortuguero, search for the elusive quetzal bird, hike through the cloud forest, enjoy the gorgeous beaches of the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, savour a local lunch at a G Adventures- and MIF-supported coffee plantation Source: Costa Rica Adventure in Costa Rica, Central America – G Adventures
South & Central America Adventure Booked
Having thought I would take some time off work to do a few weeks of voluntary service overseas, I got distracted by looking at holidays in South America! I thought I would do the GAdventures Southern Cross trip from Lima to Rio, but then I couldn’t get excited about the Brazil part of the trip and wanted… Continue reading South & Central America Adventure Booked
Four holidays booked!
Despite travelling from Inverness to London every week, I still haven’t lost that urge to travel. Currently I have four holidays planned, ok so one is a trip down to stay with my folks…but still it lifts my spirits no end having holidays on the horizon. In September I have booked myself on a yoga… Continue reading Four holidays booked!
Portland to Seattle via Columbia River Gorge
20 June 2014 Bridal Veil Falls On the way to Bridal Veil Falls we spotted people parking on the side of the road and we started to get puzzled as to whether this was the parking, we decided to drive onwards and eventually found the official car park much further on, so I suspect the… Continue reading Portland to Seattle via Columbia River Gorge