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Deck the Halls in Roanoke!
Deck the Halls in Roanoke!

Deck the Halls in Roanoke!

Last week Steve (DOS) and I traveled once again to Roanoke, VA to see and assist my parents who are living at English Meadow’s (formerly Elk’s Home) Assisted Living. I took one last Leave of Absence from work for the…

Day tour to the Andes Mountains
Day tour to the Andes Mountains

Day tour to the Andes Mountains

Our first full day of touring in Mendoza was an excursion to the beautiful Andes Mountains, which we had previously arranged with Leo, owner of Vendimia Wine Tours.  This is our third trip to Mendoza and we have used Leo’s…

The Amtrak Auto Train – Getting there is half the FUN!
The Amtrak Auto Train – Getting there is half the FUN!

The Amtrak Auto Train – Getting there is half the FUN!

After a nice Easter visit with my family in Roanoke, Virginia, it was time to head south once again to our home in Orlando.  As my parents have recently relocated to the English Meadows Retirement Home (former Elk’s Home), they…

Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!
Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!

Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!

Happy New Year 2018, once again!  The year so far has been off to a slow (and COLD) start.  After having a wonderful time at the Hyatt by Disney World, we had a few days at home to relax before…

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

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…