Monthly Archives: January 2013

New Orleans

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The Big Easy, The Crescent City – New Orleans Louisiana was a place that I had looked forward to visiting. It was curiosity mostly. From all reports, New Orleans is a city like no other with Bourbon Street, the French …

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Lake Charles and Lafayette

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On our way to New Orleans we stopped in Lake Charles and Lafayette Louisiana. We arrived in Lake Charles in the early evening; a fairly small city on a fairly large lake. The sunset over the lake was gorgeous; Jennifer …

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Dallas/ Ft Worth and a great Texas experience

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Our route to Dallas took us through Abilene Texas where we found an interesting museum called Frontier Texas. There was a virtual reality exhibit demonstrating the history of Texas; a rough and wild history involving bison hunting and ranching, battles …

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Carlsbad – Christmas Lights and Caverns

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When we mentioned New Mexico it was often suggested that we go see the Carlsbad Caverns. When we started planning our trip a few years ago, I had planned to go through the northern part of New Mexico to hook …

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Tuscon – Biosphere, Christmas kickoff

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After a brief overnight in Phoenix, we retrieved our motor home from storage and we were pleased to find it in the same condition that we had left it. It was then time to start heading east. We planned to …

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Auckland

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Auckland was our last stop on our New Zealand adventure. We were all sad to see this part of the trip come to an end. We all enjoyed our time in New Zealand and would have liked to stay longer …

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Geothermal Activity and Maori Culture

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Under the land of New Zealand, particularly the North Island, there is a lot of geothermal activity. Volcanoes shaped the island and still smoulder and erupt now and again. Geysers, boiling mud and thermal pools were part of the Maori …

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Flying High in Rotorua

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This article was already posted when Jennifer wrote it. I am adding it again here to fit it in chronological order with the other articles. Sorry if you have already read it, but it is a good one and Jennifer …

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Birthday in New Zealand – Middle Earth

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According to my friends and family, I am officially old now. I felt so lucky to be able to celebrate a milestone birthday in New Zealand. I think it would be hard to choose a nicer place. My family let …

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Picton – Wellington Ferry from South to North

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The ferry ride from the South Island to the North Island was supposed to happen on my birthday. We thought we would relax in Picton a day ahead of time. But when we arrived in Picton, we realized there was …

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