Category Archives: small village or countryside?

The End is Only a New Beginning!

Winding down the journey has seen us ‘Stepping it up a Notch’ as for unknown adventures lurking around every corner. A friend of mine says in one his songs, “Born inside a cage you ain’t going far”, well this trip … Continue reading

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You who live on the road.

Taking a ride alone on a quiet country bike lane surrounded by farmland in a small French-speaking village just outside of Montreal was not in the game plan. Then again, everything that has happened since purchasing Janey-Rae a year ago … Continue reading

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The Ventura Highway and beyond.

Our month in California has taken us from the snowy Sierra Nevada mountains and Yosemite National Park to the streets of Oakland and cable cars of San Francisco, wading through the money/technology-drenched valley of Silicon, to sharing the streets with … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’

We made it across the vast North American continent, and are 5 months into our family adventure. What a trip it has been. Since Utah we have explored, camped, hiked and biked in some of the most beautiful natural surroundings … Continue reading

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High in The Rockies!

BRRRRR!! It’s cold up here. Just a few weeks ago we were much warmer……. but now from where I write it is much warmer again in the high desert! Our last few days in Arkansas found us in a quiet … Continue reading

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Carolina in my mind.

James Taylor wrote the song while homesick in Spain, so we’ve turned the tables a bit and are in the part of the world he loved so much as we think about our home near the border of Spain. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Adventure Continues!

We are still moving slowly along in our 6 wheeled camping car that we have christened Janey-Rae. As we roll along the small bi-ways of the Northeast at 40-50 mph (64-80 kph) she doesn’t guzzle the gas too badly. We recently … Continue reading

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Get Your Kicks on Route 66 (or elsewhwere;-)!

The Dexit (Diomede exit) took place on July 1st. It didn’t cause as much a fuss as the Brexit did, but there was a certain amount of upheaval involved. Two days after we arrived my brother had a BBQ with … Continue reading

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Staining Glass in Andalucia

Some of us wait till we get into our 60’s to retire, but others, like Rod, decide to follow their adventurous inner voice and make a bold move to  a different country, language and culture. What prompted the move and … Continue reading

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Permaculture – A Sustainable Answer

What is the question? How can we incorporate all aspects of our modern lifestyles into an interesting way forward that respects the planet, those we share it with, and ourselves? From transport to planting gardens, Locky briefly explains this Australian concept … Continue reading

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