Tag Archives: UNESCO

Alberta, Canada ~ Dinosaur Provincial Park

August 3 & 4th ~Dinosaur Provincial Park, Near Brooks, Alberta, Canada The dinosaur story is best told in two parts – where they have been found (Dinosaur Provincial Park), and where they are displayed (Royal Tyrrell Museum). The two places … Continue reading

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

August 2nd ~ Near Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada EDITORS NOTE: The contents of this post are rather graphic as native buffalo hunting methods are described. I am not attempting to justify or condone the ancient ways, but to simply report what … Continue reading

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Waterton Lakes ~ Looking for a Moose and Cameron Lake

July 29th ~ Cameron Lake The kind lady at the Visitors Center had given us her best recommendations for where we might possibly find a moose. She also stressed that early mornings and late evenings were the best time to … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park ~ St Mary, Going-to-the-Sun Road and Waterton Lake Preview

July 25th ~ Completed the Going-to-the-Sun Road We only had one day left in Glacier National Park and wanted to complete the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Earlier on the trip we had driven from Apgar to Logan Pass and then taken the … Continue reading

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Mexico – Lunch with the Mennonites

Tuesday, April 11th – Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico We knew we had another long day on the bus today and Manuel advised us that he would love to leave a bit earlier if possible. Our congenial group was all loaded … Continue reading

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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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Amsterdam ~ Canals, Van Gogh, Cheese and Windmills of Zaandam

August 8th ~ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Did you know that Amsterdam is a conurbation? Well, I learned one more term today. In case you too need a little help with that one, it means that she is:

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Cologne ~ From the Magnificent Cathedral to a Chocolate Factory

August 7th ~ Cologne, Germany Cologne is a big city metropolis compared to the smaller bergs we have been visiting. It ranks number 4 in size in Germany with a population of around one million inhabitants, behind Berlin, Hamburg and … Continue reading

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Koblenz, German Corner, Marksburg Castle

August 6th ~ Koblenz, Germany Koblenz, also spelled Coblenz, is located right on the confluence (junction) of the Moselle and Rhine Rivers in the western part of Germany. We had cruised right past this city in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Trier, Germany ~ Two Churches Being Connected Was Most Unusual

August 4th ~ Trier, Germany The ship had overnighted in Trier, so first thing this morning we headed out for a walking tour of the town. Once again the skies had opened up and we had a wet greeting, but … Continue reading

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