January 8, 2015

Trolley Tour and Naples Pier

Wed, Jan 7/15 This was a “pool day”.  We spent the day at the pool.  Swimming.  Sunning ourselves.  Relaxing.  Went out for a nice meal in mid-afternoon, and then came back to the pool.         Thu, Jan 8/15 This day we decided to do the Naples Trolley Tour.  There are many points […]

January 6, 2015

Moving To Greenlinks

Mon, Jan 5/15 This was my last day at the Comfort Inn and Suites.  Terry and Brian were leaving on the 6th, and I was moving over to GreenLinks Golf Villas at Lely Resort in Naples, Florida.  The gang went golfing this day, and I decided to have one last day of sun on the […]

January 4, 2015

Jasna and David’s 7th Wedding Anniversary

Jasna planned a special dinner at Vergina Restaurant on 5th Avenue South.  We got JD from Turbo Cab to take us all there, and then come get us at the end of the evening.  That way we could drink champagne, and enjoy ourselves without worrying about someone having to drive. We had supper there, and […]

January 3, 2015

19th Annual Downtown Naples New Year’s Art Fair

On Saturday, January 3, 2015, historic 5th Avenue South in Naples was the site of the 19th Annual Downtown Naples New Year’s Art Fair .  The street was closed down, and filled with vendor tents selling various goods from paintings to sculptures to leather handbags to jewellery and more.  I took Turbo Cab to meet […]

January 2, 2015

Bringing In The New Year

Dec 30, 31, Jan 1, 2. (Tue to Fri) My cold was full blown by time I arrived in Florida.  So I spent the first few days relaxing.  Cold FX.  Fresh orange juice.  Boost (just in case).  Lots of sleep.  Sitting out on my sun filled balcony reading my books.  It was wonderfully relaxing, and […]

December 30, 2014

Florida at Last!

Tue, Dec 30/14- Flew Toronto, ON to Fort Lauderdale, FL Flew Air Canada, departing 6:30 am from Pearson International Airport, YYZ, arriving in Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) at 9:54 am. This meant that I needed to be at the airport at 3:30 am (international flights 3 hrs before flight time).  So much for that.  Air […]

December 29, 2014

Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ontario

Sat, Dec 27/14 – Drove Winnipeg to North Battleford, SK   Sun, Dec 28/14 – Drove North Battleford, SK to Edmonton, AB On Dec 27th, I tried a new hotel in North Battleford–the Best Canadian Motor Inns-North Battleford .  I really liked it there. It was SOOOOO cold outside, the trunk of my car froze […]

December 26, 2014

Christmas Madness in Manitoba

Tue, Dec 23/14 – Winnipeg, MB BLESSED SLEEP!  Once I was up and moving, I went to my condo.  It is vacant, and I had just had carpet installed, so wanted to see how it looked.  There were a lot of things to be done at the condo from missing light bulbs to missing closet […]

December 22, 2014

Northwest Territories to Manitoba

Thur, Dec 18/14 – Drove from Fort Simpson, NT to Peace River, AB.  Stayed at my usual hotel:  Western Budget Hotel.  $95/night.  Uneventful full day of driving. Fri, Dec 19/14 – Drove Peace River to Edmonton, AB.  Stayed at the Days Inn Edmonton Airport in Leduc, AB.  Arrived exhausted and fighting a cold.  Did a […]

August 18, 2012

Last Leg of the Journey….

Last Leg of the Journey….

I left High Level by 9 am, and stopped briefly at the Super A in Hay River, NT (a grocery store).  Needed to pick up some tea, and some ice for the cooler.  I videoed key points along the journey home—scenes from the road.  Check it out.  Wait for the end….you will leave my adventure […]

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