Been travellin’ – Chapter 3 (Paris)

After Versailles, we settled into a pretty full 5 days of travelling around Paris with the intent of seeing as much as we could. And boy did we see a LOT! Day 1 started off with a short walk to visit Saint Chapelle and the Conciergerie. The stained glass at Saint Chapelle was truly amazing….

Been travellin’ – Chapter 2 (Paris/Versailles)

We arrived in Paris late afternoon at the Gare du Nord and hit the ground running. We had planned to go to Versailles the next morning with our friends Jeff and Sue who had also it turns out were in Paris at the same time so we headed over to the information booth to pick…

Been travellin’ – Chapter 1 (England)

You may or may not have noticed the lack of posts over the last few months. Heather and I have been travelling. A lot.. But we’re home for a while now so it’s time to get back to work. Shortly after the retaining wall was finished we hopped on a jet and headed over to…

Everybody needs a break sometime

Heather and I have been down to the southwestern US for the last 3 weeks and we have just returned. It was our first “holiday holiday” since retirement so we were both really looking forward to it. It was raining when we left and it was raining when we returned and apparently most of the…

A great trip to Bamfield

I think too often we don’t do enough adventuring in our own back yards. Our recent trip to Bamfield was an example of a great adventure close to home. I had been to Bamfield many years ago but Heather had never been. Bamfield is a little town on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our…