171008 Saguenay Post

We had booked a kayak cruise in the Parc National du Saguenay Interpretative Centre, which was preceded by a one-hour drive through the colourful countryside in a disused school bus.

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171006 Charlottetown Post

Charlottetown is the main town on Prince Edward Island (PEI). There are between 35-36,000 people in Charlottetown that has 35 churches. PEI has 308 churches so they must have been a very sinful people at some stage.

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171005 Sydney Post

Sydney, Canada was our next stop. There is no fabulous harbour like the Sydney of Australia. There is no opera house, no grand habour bridge and no skyscrapers. This Sydney is just a little village that ‘closes down’ for the icy cold winter for 7-8 months of the year.

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171004 Halifax Post

Halifax has lots of history to do with the setting up of the country by the British and the wars and take-over bids for various parts of the ‘colonies’ of the day. There are many types of parkland, we notice, and after the 3-hour city tour and walk around the Fort George Garrison Grounds, we make a beeline back to where we noticed the Botanical Gardens.

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171003 Bar Harbor Post

Bar Harbour! Sounds interesting but then, it is tucked away in the Maine State of the far North East of the USA away from the mainstream touristy areas, so not much is ever heard of Bar Harbour in Australia.

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171002 Boston

After a full day at sea, we arrive into Boston early in the morning for a ‘duck tour’ of the city. What’s a “duck tour” you ask?

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170930 New York to Boston

There’s something about cruising that gets my mind and body into relaxation mode. Many think that you have to be well off financially to cruise, but these days, cruising is for all, whether it be a 3 day familiarization cruise out of Sydney or a 104 day world cruise visiting 50 ports along the way, the prices per day, are not all that exorbitant.

Click here to read about the first two days of our cruise.

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170929 New York Post

I’ve never sat at breakfast looking out at a scene of neon lights and flashing video. This morning, we did. Before us was the end of yesterday or was it the beginning of today; I’m not really sure, as this city seamlessly joins each day with colour, business, noise, and people so well.

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170928 Washington to New York Post

Another early start and our bus driver is well versed in the directions to get us out of the Washington and onto the correct expressway or turnpike towards New York, our final destination before boarding our cruise boat.

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170927 Washington DC Post

Federal Capital Cities are always interesting. It is here that we see how taxpayers’ funds are spent on making the city look good, be functional and liveable for the residents.

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