Venice: Part 1

La Serenissima….Venice.  At some point in the distant past a pope called Venice “La Serenissima” (the Most Serene Republic).  The nickname stuck.  Having read about Venice in fiction, in history books, and in travel stories and having seen it in… Read More ›

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 ›