Category Archives: USA

Back in the U.S. of A. – Alaska

We’ve been on the Star Princess from Vancouver to Anchorage, Alaska.  Lots more stunning scenery, and glaciers.    It was very nice not to have too have the bags packed every single day.  And even nicer not to be up … Continue reading

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Los Angeles – stopping over on the way to Canada

We arrived in L.A. last night and basically went to bed – party animals that we are.   Though this morning, well rested, we decided to have a wander around Venice Beach and the canals.   I really like it … Continue reading

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Boston USA – Days 3 & 4 and home.

Spent 2 more days wandering around Boston in the beautiful weather.    In deference to my now seriously dodgy knee (the dip in the canal ended up being worse than I first thought) we caught the hop on-hop off trolley … Continue reading

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Boston Days 1 & 2

Yesterday started out as a miserable day, so as Howie is full of man flu we stayed at the hotel and did some washing and drying.  Wandered over to Burlington Mall for some remedial shopping.   Whats with the no sidewalks? … Continue reading

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Salem

It seems the rest of the USA does pumpkins at this time of year, Salem does spooky Holloween.  Barely a pumpkin to be seen.   Lots of spiders, ghosts, webs & decapitated dolls though.   Maybe thats all year round. … Continue reading

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Kennebunkport

We drove past roadkill Skunk on the way to Kennebunkport this morning.   Suddenly all those Pepe le Pew cartoons make sense.   The smell in our car was awful and hung around. (It was the skunk!)  And we drove … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Surprise trip.

Its fall with Halloween looming, and there are pumpkins everywhere.   Pumpkin Spice & Pumpkin Pie donuts have both passed the taste test, but Howie is drawing the line at Pumpkin beer. The fall colours have been amazing but we’ve … Continue reading

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