Statues and History

The other day we walked out on a breakwater to get a different look at Waikiki. The hotel end…. The “beach” end At the nearby World Marketplace mall, there is a statue of Don Ho.  I’m old enough to remember… Read More ›

Waterford and Youghal

After checking out of our hotel in Kilkenny, our next destination was Cork –the airport hotel specifically.  When I researched the drive between Kilkenny and Cork, I made notes of several possible stops we could make along the way, depending… Read More ›

Part 3 -Uithoorn to Gouda

Time to Ride! Other than our cabins, we spent most of our time in the salon. Today’s destination: Gouda.  I’ve heard of the cheese…now I get to see where it comes from.  It was supposed to be 28-30 miles riding… Read More ›

Part 2 -Amsterdam to Uithoorn

All Aboard! We found this trip on tripsite.com, a website that acts as a clearinghouse/booking agent for all sorts of bike trips in Europe.  The actual tour company is called Cycle Tours;  cycletours.com.  Setting up the booking was very easy… Read More ›

Barges, Bikes & Birthdays

Believe it or not, this time it was Mike’s idea to do an active trip.  He decided that we needed a birthday trip and suggested that a Bike and Barge vacation might be just what the doctor ordered.  (Pun intended)…. Read More ›