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Da Nang

We left our hotel in Hanoi at 8:30 am by private driver organized by the hotel staff, we arrived in plenty of time for our 11:30 am flight only to find out our flight had been delayed until 3:30 pm. Our assumption is that they didn’t have enough passengers for the morning flight and combined …

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Hanoi

From the Hao Lo Prison we went to a coffee shop where they invented Egg Coffee. It does not sound appetizing but was surprisingly good, tastes like Creme Brulee. Many of the residential buildings here are tall about 6-7M/20-23 ft. wide.While out on one of our walks we came across this maze of cables, how …

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Off to Asia

The morning of the day we flew from Calgary to Vancouver it was -2C with 4″/10cm of snow cover, this was the first snow of the year, definitely a sign we needed to leave. We did not fly until 9pm, having 4.5 hours in Vancouver prior to our connecting flight leaving at 1:50am going to …

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Summer in Canada 2022

We returned from Mexico, flying into Calgary from Cancun. For the time back in Canada we had housesits organised for the months of July, August, September and October in various locations. AirB&B’s and hotels for the balance.We spent the first month or so between Calgary and Edmonton. Our time in Edmonton was spent visiting and …

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Time to Leave

We all returned to Progreso from our trip Valladolid and settled back into our daily routine playing Pickle Ball, Mexican Train and get together with friends over the next couple of months.We found that there was a Thai restaurant located not too far out of town in a small village/town called Baca. We decided to …

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Valladolid

Our next jaunty would be Valladolid, this quaint town is located just inside the Yucatan from Quintana Roo and is classified as a ‘Magic Town’. Valladolid or Saki in the Mayan language, is a city located in the eastern part of the Mexico. It is the seat of “Valladolid Municipality, Yucatan. As of the 2010 census the population of the …

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Winter 2021-22 Mexico

As winter was fast approaching, it was time for us to head to a warmer climate, with all the CV-19 restriction and lockdowns coming back we decided to leave sooner than later, leaving the last week of October, destination base would be again Progreso. Progreso is located in the Yucatan just north of Merida. We …

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Lethbridge

From Nordegg we travelled back to Calgary to spend some time with our daughter and her boyfriend. From here we decided to go to Lethbridge which is around a two-and-a-half-hour drive south. We set off down HWY-2 until we were south of Okotoks to Aldersyde where we turned east along HWY-547 to HWY-24 South which …

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On to Nordegg

We left Cache Creek and continued south; our destination would be Edson. As we travelled along, we came across Pierre Gray’s Lakes Provincial Park and decided to stop. We hiked around McDonald Lake; this hike was approximately 6 km/3.25 miles. Again, continuing south until we came to Willian A. Switzer Provincial Park where we stopped …

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Back into Alberta

We left Chetwynd for Fort St. John, taking the scenic route (Highway 29) along the Peace River Valley. There are major roadworks along this route once past Hudson’s Hope. We thought that they were just upgrading this section of the highway by twining it. As we climbed out of the valley, we came across a …

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