Category Archives: Travel

2015 Helsinki

Thursday Our last “new” stop!  And to be perfectly honest, my least favorite.  Not to say I didn’t enjoy Helsinki, but I didn’t love it.  There were several contributing factors – we really didn’t have a lot of time, there were … Continue reading

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2015 St Petersburg

Wednesday Another morning, another country!  Part of the reason we did this cruise was because Jessica really wanted to see the Church on Spilled Blood.  To get into Russia, you need a Visa and its a slightly complicated process.  However, … Continue reading

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2015 Tallinn

Monday Evening We made our way down to the cruise ship with all our luggage.  I wanted to have a sign with our luggage saying we’ve been traveling for 6 weeks, don’t judge the amount of our luggage!  Ha! We … Continue reading

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2015 Stockholm Part I

When last we spoke, it was time to say goodbye to Australia! Friday When I first started travelling, I was very frugal but as I got older I started paying for convenience (i.e. taking a cab instead of a train … Continue reading

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2015 Sydney Part II

And then there were two.  Nilufer flew back to reality and it was just Jessica and me on this crazy adventure. Wednesday The plan for today was to tour the Sydney Opera House! We met up with our guide and … Continue reading

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2015 Blue Mountains

I hope you are enjoying these recaps!  I’m enjoying reliving my trip. Tuesday In researching what to do in Sydney, an excursion to the Blue Mountains came up several times.  The pictures of the mountains were stunning, so we added … Continue reading

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2015 Great Barrier Reef

Friday Great Barrier Reef Day!!!  It started out much the same as the day before.  Except at this point, we had to go to the Great Barrier Reef as we were out of time.  We walked down to the Quicksilver … Continue reading

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