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Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!
Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Thanks to COVID-19, Colonial Williamsburg was virtually empty during the weekdays. We had both not been here in years, but as much as we like Williamsburg, we were never keen on the crowds. In this post you will see Williamsburg…

Coming soon . . . Jekyll Island weekend 2019
Coming soon . . . Jekyll Island weekend 2019

Coming soon . . . Jekyll Island weekend 2019

Merry Christmas greetings everyone! Steve (DOS) and I just got back from a most wonderful pre-Christmas 4 day weekend trip to Jekyll Island, GA. I’ve written about Jekyll Island (one of our favorite places) many times and will follow-up in…

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores
Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

This week Steve (DOS) and myself stayed at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Shores; a nice oceanfront hotel in a quiet town a few miles south of Daytona Beach proper, and less than an hour from home in Orlando. As…

Day tour of Monticello
Day tour of Monticello

Day tour of Monticello

Our Charlottesville mini-getaway continues with a visit to the mountainside estate of Monticello, home of the third U.S. President, Thomas Jefferson (link to Monticello’s official site). While DOS and I have both been to Monticello previously and separately, it was…

Touring Charlottesville Wineries in a Tesla!
Touring Charlottesville Wineries in a Tesla!

Touring Charlottesville Wineries in a Tesla!

On our second day in Charlottesville, DOS and I took a 5 hour wine tour to three of the nearby wineries. According to the website Monticello Wine Trail, there are some 35 wineries along the wine trail in the mountains…

Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!
Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!

Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!

My Birthday celebration week continues! Steve (DOS) and I departed my home town of Roanoke, Virginia around noon for a 3 day getaway to Charlottesville (link via Wikipedia.) Charlottesville, Virginia, is a couple hour’s drive from Roanoke, and has a…

Last night in Cape Town
Last night in Cape Town

Last night in Cape Town

On our last day day at 21 Roux Street, we checked out of our luxurious guesthouse around 11am.  After one last breakfast, we said bye to our hosts and owners Peter and Bradley, while continuing on to our hotel in…

Touring Franschhoek wine country with J.J.
Touring Franschhoek wine country with J.J.

Touring Franschhoek wine country with J.J.

In my last post I wrote about our wonderful accommodations and breakfasts we experienced at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa.  While we were there during the cooler and rainy time – (pre-Spring) we had a wonderful time touring…