Category: travel

travel

More Tales from Wendy’s Travel Journal

Sometimes the travel adventures that are near-disasters make the best travel stories. At least that’s what Wendy and her husband think.

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books

All Roads Lead to Florence

In Sarah Winman’s beautiful novel Still Life, all roads lead to Florence. For me too this week, since I could not bear for this book to end.

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Bosnia-Herzegovina

On Gratitude: Memories of Bosnia-Herzegovina

We first felt gratitude for not living in a country torn apart by the effects of war when we visited Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2019.

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painterly views

Travel Memories and Painterly Views

We cherish our travel memories. They remind us how lucky we are to be able to travel. And how grateful we are to live where and when we do.

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cross-country skiing

Winter Vacation: the movie

We’re back from our ski week in the Laurentians and I’ve spun all my video clips into a vlog for your enjoyment. Winter Vacation: the movie.

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Skiing in the Laurentians

Lazing in the Laurentians

This week we are lazing in the Laurentians. Cross-country skiing along Le P’tit Train du Nord, eating, reading, napping. And relaxing.

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Scotland

Travel with Wendy to Scotland

Today we’re taking a holiday from Christmas stress, and Covid stress to travel to beautiful Scotland with someone who knows the country well.

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family

The Prodigal Child Returns

I‘m home in New Brunswick this week. The prodigal child returns, so to speak. I’ve been drinking tea, chatting, and spending time with Mum.

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local travel

Scenes from a Day Out in Merrickville

This week my friend Liz and I had a day out in Merrickville, Ontario. Sunshine, historic buildings, antique shops. What could be better?

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downtown Ottawa

Out and About in Downtown Ottawa

This is a non-travel travel post, my friends. I’m going to walk around downtown Ottawa and go for tea at the Château Laurier. Want to come?

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