During a recent trip to Australia (2016) we crossed paths several times with participants in the Great Bike Ride in Victoria, Australia. What an event! We missed the start of the race at Halls Gap, in the Grampians by a few days but caught up with the riders over-nighting in Apollo Bay on our way to the […]
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Thoughts on Remembrance Day ~ November 11
Remembrance Day, on November 11 is a national holiday in many countries throughout the world including Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Allied powers. It commemorates the end of fighting between the Allies and Germany and the end of World War 1. The signing of the agreement took place in 1918 in France at the […]
Ideas for Simple Camp Cooking
Camp cooking is always a fun part of rv’ing and camping possibly in part due to the lack of pressure and deadlines. Also it is simply more relaxing and often a shared event. Recently we camped in our trailer off-grid for just over a week and enjoyed being able to catch fish, and prepare simple and […]
Do You Know What’s in a Jaffle?
A jaffle may be a new word for you, but they have been around for decades in Australia and during a recent camping trip we re-discovered them. It is definitely a fun food to be tried by kids and parents alike. Our family grew up with jaffles and ate them hot for lunch or dinner […]
Vancouver – Being a Tourist in Our Own Hometown
Arriving in Vancouver by cruise ship several decades ago the city’s instant beauty and spectacular mountain scenery were the reasons I, like thousands of others, chose to make this city my adopted home. Vancouver – a jewel in the Pacific North West of Canada and a world-wide tourist destination. It has been many years since spending a […]