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Sophie

California North America Travels

California Road Trip – Part 1

We have spent 3 weeks driving around California and have written about some of our first stops in this post.  Part 2 will be written this week…and will include Death Valley, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree and LA. San Francisco – by Sophie We had a very long drive to San Francisco which started in Gold Beach, Oregon.  We didn’t plan to do this 8.5hr (400 mile) marathon drive,…

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The Rockies

This could be quite a short post really.  The Rockies are incredible! I asked Keith to write this with me and he suggested I write: “I would strongly recommend anyone looking for a two week holiday to come and do what we’ve just done”.  I then reminded him we were writing a blog not a formal letter and that perhaps we could describe a bit about our experience and what…

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Our Tofino Top Ten

We have had a long drive from Tofino to Jasper over the last few days and on the way we compiled our Tofino Top Ten.  We’ve each shared our two favourite experiences and a few of our favourite photos. So…the short story is we all absolutely loved Tofino! So many friends and travel bloggers had recommended we visit we had high expectations and even these were surpassed.  It is the…

Canada Travels

Three days in …

Keith and I have absolutely loved Vancouver and both said we could live here...if it wasn't so blooming far away from home.  It does feel a bit weird though.  Like we're on holiday, only then I remember we're not going home anytime soon. …

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So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

I seem to have been saying goodbye forever.  Well no that's not true, but quite a long time.  In fact, I have ended up feeling a little embarrassed about the goodbyes. It seems our departure has been a long time coming (we announced our intention to go travelling over a year ago) and I have wondered occasionally in the last couple of weeks if our friends might be thinking 'Have…

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The Grand Plan

Originally we thought we would be quite flexible and go wherever we fancied…however, after much research we discovered this is pretty impossible with 3 kids – particularly if you’ve got an eye on cost.  So this is the plan so far.  The destinations are likely to remain the same but dates may change a bit.…