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Nice, France – The Old Town

Nice, France – The Old Town

Gem and Lita February 5, 2024 0

Gem & Lita at Old Town Nice Our European itinerary says: Depart Lourdes, France and drive to beautiful French Riviera, passing through many beautiful cities in the Mediterranean Sea and drive along the scenic

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GOLF and SKI:  FERNIE, British Columbia

GOLF and SKI: FERNIE, British Columbia

Gem and Lita January 5, 2024 0

Gem & son Jimmy in front of “inukshuk” at Fernie Fernie is a city in the region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, where you can both play golf and ski downhill during the winter

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HOOVER DAM, A Civil Engineering Marvel

HOOVER DAM, A Civil Engineering Marvel

Gem and Lita November 3, 2023 0

Gem & Lita at the Hoover Dam powerplant One of the world’s one hundred most important places is the Hoover Dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River bordering between the US states

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Exploring Paris:  Notre-Dame & Sacre-Coeur

Exploring Paris: Notre-Dame & Sacre-Coeur

Gem and Lita October 6, 2023 0

Gem at Notre-Dame The Notre-Dame Cathedral Paris or Notre-Dame de Paris (meaning “Our Lady of Paris” in French) is a must-see in the romantic capital City of Lights. Victor Hugo, French writer and politician

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Paris: Exploring The Louvre

Paris: Exploring The Louvre

Gem and Lita July 7, 2023 0

Gem & Lita at Musee du Louvre, Paris Visiting the French capital Paris must include exploring Musee du Louvre, aka The Louvre, the largest art museum in the world. It is also reputed to

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AMAZING SAN FRANCISCO, “The City By The Bay”(part 4)

AMAZING SAN FRANCISCO, “The City By The Bay”(part 4)

Gem and Lita April 7, 2023 0

We haven’t left our hearts in the amazing city of San Francisco, the only city on earth where you can get a “panoramic view of the ocean, the bay, skyscrapers, several different bridges, hills,

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HOLIDAY MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT, La Riviere, Manitoba: A REVISIT

HOLIDAY MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT, La Riviere, Manitoba: A REVISIT

Gem and Lita March 3, 2023 0

Gem in front of Holiday Mt. Trail map Unseasonably warm temperature on Sunday, 12 February 2023 was sufficiently enough to be a valid reason for winter enthusiasts like us to go skiing, whether alpine

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Amazing San Francisco, “The City By the Bay” (part 3)

Amazing San Francisco, “The City By the Bay” (part 3)

Gem and Lita February 3, 2023 0

Gem & Lita: downtown San Francisco Awaiting in San Francisco, aka ‘Frisco, also known as “City of Fog”. are plenty of highlights, particularly the Golden Gate Bridge. The 1280-meter Golden Gate Bridge is a

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AMAZING SAN FRANCISCO, “The City By The Bay” (part 2)

AMAZING SAN FRANCISCO, “The City By The Bay” (part 2)

Gem and Lita January 5, 2023 0

Gem & Lita at the Fisherman’s Wharf Riding the iconic cable car of San Francisco, we headed to the popular “Fisherman’s Wharf”, undoubtedly the most touristy area of this amazing city. Other than wandering

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Banff Sunshine Village Revisited (Part 2)

Banff Sunshine Village Revisited (Part 2)

Gem and Lita May 6, 2022 0

On 14th March 2022 after a sixteen-hour long drive through 917 miles (1,476 kms.) of Trans-Canada West from Winnipeg, Manitoba, with several stops for fuel to both our van and bodies, we, myself and

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