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Riga, Latvia


This is one of those popular long weekend destinations from the Stockholm area. The nice thing is, you get on a cruise ship in Stockholm, cruise overnight, then wake up at your destination. 1,488 more words

European Travel

We are home and getting ready to go back to Europe

I have not posted in a while because being at home is not that interesting.  We have gotten around to all of our doctor appointments and we are healthy and ready to hit the road again. 126 more words

Senior Gap Year

Bringing Hygge Home

Hygge is “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being,” as defined by Oxford dictionary.    As we head into the bleakest part of our Canadian winter, the holidays over, and the nest empty again, enlisting some hygge practice should uplift my mood. 785 more words

From The Mom

Baltic Cruise - MV Columbus

During our extended 5-months in UK, we spent many weeks with my dad and toured extensively throughout Scotland and England. However, we had another objective and that was a return to cruising, after a 2-year hiatus. 799 more words

Baltic Cruise - September 2017

Dover to Den Helder

Relaxed start from Dover.  First time allowed to exit from Eastern Entrance.  Great sailing in sunshine.  178 miles.  Wind increasing as we arrived.

Baltic Cruise

Copenhagen -- In transit, September 9, 2017

Something I forgot to post a couple of days ago.  As we left Stockholm, Doug took some neat pictures in the harbour, including a sunset. It’s always a pleasure to watch sunsets; I can’t help but imagine God with a paintbrush in his hand, teasing us humans by giving us a taste of what Heaven might look like. 740 more words

Sea Day -- September 8, 2017

Our last day on the Baltic is fittingly a sea day. When we leave Copenhagen tomorrow, we will be heading into the North Sea to begin our Transatlantic voyage. 95 more words