New Bern, NC – Keep the home fires Bern-ing

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Rate our ReviewsNew Bern, NC….A little over a year ago I moved away from Wilmington, North Carolina and now the timing seems fortuitous.  I consider myself blessed for getting out of town before it was slammed by Hurricane Florence in October of 2018.  Concern over friends left behind insured close monitoring during the storm and […]

Drumheller, Alberta Canadian Rockies, Part III – Digging Drumheller

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Rate our ReviewsDrumheller, Alberta…Our Calgary idyll continued the next day with an hour-and-a-half drive northeast to Drumheller, Alberta.  Here you enter the Red Deer River Valley, where topography transitions to badlands and allows one to abandon the notion that prairies extend forever.  The region also goes by the name of Dinosaur Valley for good reason: […]

Honomū, Hilo, Hawaii A Day of Rites and the Akaka Falls

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Rate our ReviewsHawaii, I believed, was a destination for honeymooners, holiday makers, surf gods and goddesses (and wannabes) and anyone who had the luxury of taking a break from the hustle of this crazy world. I never thought it qualified as a travel story, for my mother and I ,bringing the ashes of a loved […]

Newark to Fresno – The Longest Greyhound Ticket in The World

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Rate our ReviewsThe year was 2016 and I was visiting with my Mom, in Fresno California, in the USA, after another stint working in Dubai, in the UAE. What better time than to exercise some wild dreams and to do the unknown? My mother and I pondered all the possibilities and we decided we would […]

Canadian Rockies, Part II – Vulcan, Alberta: An Enterprising community

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Rate our ReviewsCanadian Rockies…I am by no means a rabid Star Trek fan, but being a travel junkie has turned me into a sucker for roadside attractions.  Our group exploring the Canadian Rockies flew into Calgary from far and wide, and I’ve learned it is best to tarry a bit after touching down.  Delayed flights […]