Mexico

The Chocolate Factory

This blog will be photo heavy.After leaving Uxmal we came across this band of musicians, who were a little rusty.We continued to the Chocolate Factory after we had some lunch, where the chocolate making process was explained. The Civid-19 prevention message is on display before entering the property. First stop was the museum located at

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Mexico

Uxmal

We are in Mexico for the next couple of months, in the Yucatan state close to Merida, having rented one bedroom Casita located in an AirB&B which has a very nice courtyard and pool all within the walled property. This is nice retreat when a Norte (storm/wind from the north) blows-in or when the Malacon/Beach

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Canada

Northwest Alberta Part 2

From Hines Creek, we planned on going to Dunvegan to spend a couple of days at the local campground which is located in the river valley, next to the river. Unfortunately, due to Covid the campground was closed, therefore we had to continue on till we arrived at Rycroft where the local campground had space

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Canada

Northwest Alberta

After our time in Edmonton we left late afternoon to head to our next destination, which was Redwater to visit the World’s largest Oil Derrek. This would be a quick stop for a photoshoot only.From here we would head to Westlock where we would spend the night. After a relatively quite night in Westlock, we

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Canada

Southern Alberta

We left Swift Current mid morning and travelled to Medicine Hat where we had some lunch. We were supposed to see the World’s largest Tee Pee which is located in Medicine Hat, but for some reason we were distracted and left without seeing it and when we realised this it was not worth the time

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Canada

Southern Saskatchewan

We left Souris mid morning and continued along the Red Coat Trail west to HWY-21 north back to the Trans-Canada HWY-1 where we turned west to Saskatchewan, Regina would be our goal but not directly.Continuing along the Trans-Canada to Moosomin, we stopped at Tim Horton’s to buy a drink. From Moosomin we turned north towards

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USA

Manitoba South and West of Winnipeg Part 2

We travelled from the Winnipeg area south on HWY-75 which runs directly south to the border with North Dakota. We were planning on going to Altona to see the largest easel in the world.Altona, the community is home to the largest replica of a famous painting by Vincent van Gogh. It was named ‘The largest

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Canada

Manitoba South and West of Winnipeg

We left Kenora for Winnipeg stopping at the Centre of Canada (The halfway mark across the country), then on to Winnipeg where we would visit with Stewart’s uncle Nick and his wife Ilona for the long weekend. After our visit, we went to The Forks riverside Park in downtown Winnipeg, this is where the Assiniboine

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Canada

West to Manitoba Part 2

Once we had completed restocking our groceries we continued west along HWY-11 to HWY-71 which goes north back up to HWY-17 which will take us back to Kenora. We stopped along the way just outside of the town of Sioux Narrows to stretch our legs. Continuing on to Sioux Narrows Provincial Park, this is where

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Canada

West to Manitoba

We arrived in Nipigon and went to the campground where we planned to stay a few days, this of course would be weather dependant. There was a piece of history sat near the lakeside within the campground. While here we spent the time walking the local trails and wandering around the town taking in the

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