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Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!

Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!

Happy New Year from the beautiful Hyatt Cypress Creek Resort in Orlando!  Like last year we stayed here for a 3 night ‘stay-cation’ and also had a wonderful time, despite the chilly weather this December and misty New Year’s Day.…

Pre-Christmas Weekend at Jekyll Island 2017

Pre-Christmas Weekend at Jekyll Island 2017

This past weekend we had yet another wonderful stay at Jekyll Island. In what has become an annual tradition for the last few years, we stay for a 3 night weekend during the month of December, and get an early…

Birthday Weekend at The Villages – Take Four!

Birthday Weekend at The Villages – Take Four!

As something that’s become a birthday tradition for us, we once again celebrated the end of my birthday weekend at The Villages Community in Florida.  The photos below were taken on my bus shuttle from Orlando Airport to the Villages,…

July 4th weekend in Mendoza

July 4th weekend in Mendoza

Once again, I’m interrupting the Africa blog to update our latest travel adventures. I’ve been very busy with work trips since I’ve been back from South Africa, and we are already on to our next holiday.  I’ve started the last…

Dinner night out in Johannesburg

Dinner night out in Johannesburg

After our morning tour of the K.Y.P. Village and Mandela House, I had a relaxing afternoon back at our hotel, The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel, while Steve (DOS) went shopping with a few others from our AMA Waterways group. Later in…

Sunset train ride over The Victoria Falls Bridge on the Bushtracks Express

Sunset train ride over The Victoria Falls Bridge on the Bushtracks Express

On the last post we had just arrived into the town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls itself is one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and I first remember hearing about it in my 4th grade geography class,…

Farewell to The Zambezi Queen – Hello to Victoria Falls!

Farewell to The Zambezi Queen – Hello to Victoria Falls!

The blog continues on with our last evening aboard the Zambezi Queen. Tonight’s dinner at 7:30 would be an authentic African farewell dinner complete with entertainment by the crew afterwards. We were docked in a quiet and remote lagoon area…

Visiting family in Virginia

Visiting family in Virginia

This week I worked ‘home office’ but from Roanoke, VA, where I was visiting and assisting my parents.  Steve (DOS) and I stayed at my brother Andy and his parter Art’s house, which is just 5 houses up the street…

Last Business trip of 2016

Last Business trip of 2016

Oh the joy of travel delays! What started off as a good business trip (and the last one for work this year), was tarnished by a lengthy delay in DFW Airport. I’m writing this from the plane, where I’ve been…