Sandon Museum

Location

The Sandon Museum is 50 short kilometers from Kaslo, on Highway 31, which follows a river, so it is a twisting and winding road.  We spent a few hours here and it was well worth the detour.  The roads and access is good and well marked. 

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Planning the Trip to Portugal

How We Picked Portugal

 

While I dreamed of a relaxing beach holiday, DH did not buy into that idea.  One day when the planning had stalled, out of frustration, I asked where he would like to go.  He suggested Europe, as he usually does because it is so easy, but I still felt that I wanted some sun and relaxation.  I was going through an AMA brochure and came across a long-stay offering in southern Portugal.  No sooner had I said the words, my husband said, yes, let’s...

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Maps and Newfoundland

 I want to just talk about maps for a moment. While it is probably not necessary to have a map with you when you travel, it is, however, extremely important that you have an idea of where things are in the location in which you are going to be travelling.

Several years ago I went to St. John's, Newfoundland, and I landed at the airport in the pitch darkness. It was raining. I picked up my car which I had...

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