Category Archives: Wanderlust

Travel Tips

Our time in England is coming to an end. My days are filled with organising piles of stuff – things to go with us on the plan, things for our air shipment and all of the rest that will be shipped in a sea container. I want to make our flight and that long day […]

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Travels : Oxford

The wind is howling and a snow squall watch is in place. The news is filled with road closures and accidents. I am reminded of a day back in December 2010. When we first moved to England our B & B was very close to Oxford. A short 40 minute bus ride. We picked our […]

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Travels: Beaumont Hamel

Beaumont Hamel

98 years ago today The Newfoundland Regiment (they had not yet been given their “Royal” title) left their trenches to fight the Germans at Beaumont Hamel in France. A slaughter resulted. Most of the Regiment was wiped out. A Regiment of volunteers who would build up their numbers and go on to fight in every […]

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We will fight them on the beaches

Bayeaux France

Today is the 70 anniversary of D-day. Whilst we were living in England, my family came to visit. It was decided that we would take them on a trip to France. We visited Paris and Versailles but I also wanted to include a small battlefield tour to our trip. I am sharing a copy of […]

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Travels: Coba

Despite Chichen Itza being on my bucket list, it was our day trip to Coba that I was most excited about. Zip-lining, kayaking, hiking through the jungle and swimming in a cenote. Eating a traditional Maya meal at a Maya village in the jungle. Exploring the ruins of Coba. Our day started with a long […]

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