25 MAR 17 - 31 MAR 17
From the minute we hopped off the bus, Vinales had a more traveller friendly atmosphere than we had experienced so far. Every house is up for rent as a casa particular and there are restaurants and activities a plenty. There seems to be always a party within earshot in Cuba. This might be a result of the copious amounts of cheap alcohol available. Even during a ...
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22 MAR 17 - 25 MAR 17
The 500 year old city of Havana is really breathtaking. Especially due to all the resent refurbishing projects, it feels more like a historical European city rather than a Caribbean port. You don't have to stray far to find the wafts of a developing nation though. Some of our highlights included the chocolate restaurant (chocolate milk, hot chocolate, chocolat...
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17 MAR 17 - 22 MAR 17
Most Canadians come to Varadero on package tours and it is not difficult see why. Cuba is not cheap nor easy to get around. This is especially true for families. There is an appeal to having all meals provided with excursions limited to prearranged daytrips into Varadero town or Havana. We of course had to make it hard for ourselves and our children. Going th...
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17 OCT 16 - 26 OCT 16
I get some pretty random work trips - like to the middle of the PNG jungle via Australia. Since it was my first time to the country, I had the pleasure of visiting Port Moresby which has the reputation of DON'T LEAVE THE AIRPORT if you want to stay safe. I didn't find this at all be the case, although I didn't venture too far into the city. Everyone ...
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10 MAY 16 - 23 MAY 16
May is going to end up being even more kid-centric than the rest of the year with all kids birthdays within the same 2 weeks (now 5, 3, and 1). Aside with trying to have one birthday for all 3, we've been enjoying Okanagan early spring, getting out around Kelowna and Chilliwack, Surrey, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope, and Terrace....
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13 APR 16 - 23 APR 16
It was a treat to do some work in Brazil for a couple weeks this spring but even more so to find we were based in the old colonial town of Ouro Preto. Established in the late 17th century by the Portuguese, it quickly grew to Brazil's largest city over the next 100 years. These days it is a bit of a tourist hub with steep cobbled streets, small shops and old ch...
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01 JAN 16 - 01 APR 16
Late fall 2015, Winter and Spring 2016 around Kelowna...
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23 DEC 15 - 30 DEC 15
After 7 Christmas' away with Gosselins scattered across the globe, a reunion finally took place at Gosselin HQ for a Christmas reunion. The new generation of cousins stands at 5 and counting....
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Older Posts
 Nov11/15: Working and Exploring
 Aug31/15: Summer 15
 May07/15: Pax on Earth
 May01/15: Joke Winter
 Nov15/14: Exploring Our New Town
 Oct12/14: Run Exploring
 Aug25/14: The Unexpected Extension
 Jun15/14: Travelling with Toddlers
 Jun15/14: Track our Progress
 Jun13/14: Cruising the Atlantic
 Jun05/14: Quintessentially English
 Jun01/14: Stuff of Legends
 May28/14: Perched on Pinnacles
 May23/14: Big Day Seized
 May22/14: Loving Bill
 May21/14: UV Balance Sheet
 May20/14: Quirky But Loveable
 May17/14: Mountains Meet The Sea
 May12/14: Caught in the Middle
 May08/14: Dalmatian Port Hopping
 May03/14: Fifteen Years On
 Apr27/14: Hearing Our Names
 Apr25/14: Communist Mountain UFO
 Apr20/14: Heart City
 Apr17/14: Cotton Castle and Ephesus
 Apr14/14: Enchanting Fairy Chimneys
 Apr08/14: Kuwait a While
 Apr03/14: Welcome
 Mar29/14: Red Sea Dead Sea
 Mar28/14: Deserts, Canyons, Castles, Rui...
 Mar19/14: Galilee Couch Surfing
 Mar17/14: Disorientating Pilgrimage
 Mar13/14: Tropics to Desert
 Mar08/14: Last Days in the Kingdom
 Feb20/14: Le Portail
 Feb05/14: 10 Cambodian Wilderness Advent...
 Feb02/14: Jungle Biking
 Jan04/14: Street Jingles
 Dec01/13: Temple Run
 Nov24/13: South Coast with Fam
 Oct31/13: Around Home + Water
 Sep15/13: All About Arwen
 Aug19/13: Birth Certificate Bureaucracy
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