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Yearly Archives: 2011

Happy Anniversary

London, Jody Weymouth Photography

Andrew and I tend to think long term in our decisions. The date for our wedding was no exception. We wanted a date that we would most likely be together. This may sound easy but with Andrew’s job, he is away…a lot. We picked Thanksgiving weekend. People were off work, beautiful fall colours and being...

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I am not that kind of traveller.

Whilst we were in Scotland, we did a one day bus tour of the Scottish Highlands. It was the first time I had ever been on a bus tour. The experience was amazing. It was the only way we could have seen the Highlands  - have someone else drive. This post is not a criticism...

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Where are you from?

“Where are you from?” Such a simple question. It should be easy to answer. In our travels, we get asked this a lot. I have to stop and think. This question is becoming more difficult to answer. I was born in Newfoundland and lived there until I went to university. I moved to Prince Edward...

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The Last Post | Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Ypres, Belgium  Jody Weymouth Photography

In doing research for our European Adventure, I discovered Menin Gate. Ypres is very close to the French border and and since the roads going there were major roads it was added to the trip. Attending the Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate would be a prefect way to conclude our tour which had included...

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“The Valley of the Shadow of Death” – Valley of the Somme

Leaving Arras, we drove through the Valley of the Somme heading towards Beaumont Hamel and Vimy Ridge. Poppies and graves litter the landscape. At every intersection there are signs pointing to cemeteries and memorials in every direction. Reading about the Western Front in a history book is one thing. Seeing the magnitude of it is...

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