Its Liz here. For 11 months we have struggled with the WORDPRESS platform for documenting our travels and sharing our journey. We won’t bore you with the reasons it’s a struggle but suffice it to say it’s the platform, not us. It’s just not working how we need it to work. We labour for hoursContinue reading “Our Last Blogpost”
By Remy ( photos by Liz) Having reacquainted ourselves with life in San Pancho (after a two-year absence) it was time for us to settle in and become hosts ourselves. But first, we had to take up Liz and Miguel on their offer of hospitality at Miguel’s “Scarface”-worthy family villa on the shore at PlayaContinue reading “3 of Our Favourite Places…Lo de Marcos/Sayulita/San Pancho”
By Remy ( photos by Liz) Like a couple of rubes freshly fallen off the turnip truck, we rolled off the ferry at Mazatlán and into the hustle and colour of “la República”, as the mainland is known in the hinterlands of Baja California. We were to land in the lap of luxury too, havingContinue reading “Making Our Way to Our Happy Place. Mazatlan to San Pancho”
By Remy ( photos by Liz) We finally reached the end of the road in Baja California – Cabo San Lucas! We had visited here many years ago on a visit with our sons, and had not formed a very favourable impression of “Cabo” at that time. Our minds were changed on this trip, however,Continue reading “Overland and Over Sea-Cabo to Mazatlan”
By Remy ( photos by Liz and exceptional wifi provided by Karen Bentley Pollick!) We had paid our Baja dues, traversing the barren wastelands of Baja California Norte and rejoicing when we found mission oases along the way, and it was now time to take in the colonial splendour of the southern state. We landedContinue reading “Baja Sur, For Sure”
By Remy ( Photos by Liz ) Full of Christmas cheer (and food), with the batteries fully charged, water tank filled and toilet emptied, it was time for us to cross through to the other side of the looking glass. We could check another state off our list, for as soon as we crossed theContinue reading “Baja Bound… Mexicali to Cabo 1511 Km”
By Remy ( photos by Liz) We were excited to finally be entering Louisiana, as this felt like we were entering a truly exotic part of the US of A. We had had faint glimpses of this in Alabama and Mississippi, but to be in the delta of the Mississippi River seemed like we wereContinue reading “Swamps, Deserts and Shuffleboard Louisiana, Texas, Arizona”
By Remy ( photos by Liz ) Having finally eradicated “Sweet Georgia Brown” from our mental sound tracks, Lynyrd Skynyrd moved in with a new ear worm as we crossed in to Alabama. We were now on a mission to be in Memphis on December 3rd for the Chris Stapleton concert so we could notContinue reading “Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. The Deep Deep South”
By Remy ( Photos by Liz ) With the Harlem Globetrotters ear worm of a theme song playing in our heads we plunged into the Deep South (the Southern South?). We had already encountered live oak in our travels through the Carolinas, but in Georgia they are king. These trees, which grow wider than theyContinue reading “It’s Like Comparing Peaches and Oranges! – Georgia and Florida”
By Remy ( Photos by Liz) We had stuck it out in Nova Scotia as long as we could, and now it was time to make a dash through what the locals call “the drive-through province”, New Brunswick. This moniker refers to the fact that many people dash through this working province to take inContinue reading “The Importance of Friends and Family”
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