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Short visit to the Pacific Northwest ~ Deception Pass State Park

March 14-21st ~ Whidbey Island, Washington We just returned from a short visit to see my little sister and brother-in-law on Whidbey Island which is in the north-west part of Washington State, not far from the Canadian Border. On the … Continue reading

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – Part 2 including The Slot

March 9th ~ Borrego Springs, CA We had two goals today, explore Coyote Canyon and hike down into The Slot. 

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Bisbee, Arizona ~ Queen of the Copper Camps

January 18th ~ Bisbee, Arizona Bisbee, another rough and tumble mining town is just a short drive from Tombstone. Instead of the silver that put Tombstone on the map, it is COPPER that created the surge here. In 1877, cavalrymen … Continue reading

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CAMBODIA ~ Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat for Sunset

Tuesday, March 23rd – Full Day Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm & Angkor Wat EDITORS NOTE: In going back through my posts for 2016, while working on my “year in review” post to wrap everything up, I realized that this post never got … Continue reading

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Another Chapter – Morphing our Travel Life Just a Bit

November 26th, 2016 ~ Southern California We are so excited to move on to phase two of our travel adventures – RVing! The open road is calling and we are ready to respond. 

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Ecuador ~ Fly to Quito in the High Andes

Monday, October 31st ~ Goodbye to The Galapagos, Hello to the High Andes, Ecuador Today was primarily a transition day – going from the Galapagos Islands back to the mainland. The highlight of the morning before we disembarked was a … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands ~ Post Office Bay, Champion Islet, Cormorant Point (Floreana Island)

Sunday, October 30th ~ Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Day 5 ~ This was our last full day on the ship. Although I enjoyed Floreana, it was my least favorite of the islands we visited on our itinerary. Still a … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador ~ Puerto Ayora, Charles Darwin Research Station

Saturday, October 29th ~ Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Day 4 ~ Even on Santa Cruz Island where it is most populated, we are required to take the panga ashore. Todays excursions begin with a visit to the Charles … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador ~ Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay

Friday, October 28th ~ Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay, Isabela Island  Day 3 ~ Before we take off on todays excursions, I wanted to share more information of what day-to-day life is like on board the Santa Cruz II. There are … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands ~ Isabela Island, Fernandina Island

Thursday, October 27th ~ Galapagos Islands ~ Isabela and Fernandina Islands Day 2 ~ A ship wide wake up call at 7:00 and breakfast served at 7:15, with a planned departure (again via panga boats) promptly at 8:15. Our day … Continue reading

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