A Few Surprises at Warwick Castle, England

image of warwick castle, england

Having read countless novels with stories set in medieval England, a visit to Warwick Castle in the county town of Warwickshire in England intrigued us.  Owned by the Toussaud’s at the time, the Castle was populated with period actors, and demonstrations and re-enactments promised to keep us entertained. Read more

The Legendary Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

image of entrance gate to Table Mountain National Park, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

After visiting Boulder Beach on our day’s excursion from Cape Town, South Africa, it was decided to push on to the legendary Cape of Good Hope.  Only known to me through history lessons in grade school, the Cape of Good Hope instilled a sense of wonder in me.  I could hardly wait to see it! Read more

Ocean Views from Camel’s Back Trail in Newfoundland

image of jean on the camel's back trail, newfoundland

L’Anse aux Meadows had immersed us in the Viking history of Newfoundland a day earlier, and now, it would be time to travel to our next destination.  First, however, a hike was in order to further appreciate the landscape and ocean views along the Camel’s Back Trail near the Town of Saint Lunaire-Griquet. Read more

Cycling and Birding the Millennium Trail, Prince Edward County

image of bob and jean in hillier, millennium trail, prince edward county, ontario

After extensive hiking through the Dunes at Sandbanks Provincial Park a day earlier, Bob and I chose to give our feet a rest and go cycling.  A planned excursion on the Millennium Trail got off to a slow start because we had difficulty locating our preferred trailhead. Read more

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