This is Priscilla Pleasureway, purchased pre-owned in November 2011 (only 2000 km on the clock!)
Our campsite at Green Point.
The Green Apple Martinin has landed!
Steller’s Jay scrounging food. We obliged, since she brought her two babies!
Ponderosa Falls campsite
We stayed on the path.
Custer’s Last Stand Memorial, Crow Agency, Montana
Wall Drug Store
Who are those guys?
The S.S. Badger ready to leave.
History of the Badger.
Priscilla being backed onboard.
Christmas Mountain Campsite.
The S.S. Badger preparing to leave.
Life at the lake
Trent Canal between Balsam Lake and Canal Lake
Cottages at entrance to Canal Lake
Restored 1959 Corvette
Kirkfield Lift Lock
Another view of the lock
Loon on the Lake
You sank my battleship!
You can’t have too many napkins!
As promised Dave, this one’s for Alexander!
Looking out to Lake Simcoe
Looking down the main canal toward Lagoon City
A quiet moment on the dock
Here’s to you, Stephen!
Museum of Civilization
Museum of Civilization
River near Skowhegan
The Girls Chillin’
Lake George Sunset
Water Wheel, Kings Landing
St. Patrick’s Presbyterian Church, still used for services once a month
Overlooking the St. John River
The Ingraham house 4-holer – a model of efficiency
St. Dunstan’s Basilica
Fredericton City Hall Tapestries
City Hall Fountain
Campsite on West River
“Proud to be Canadian, eh?”
Charlottetown Conference room
Jeannine dipping her toes in the Atlantic
Westray Miners’ Memorial
Inside of Basilica
Westray Memorial New Glasgow NS
Jeannine buying a loaf of “Soldiers’ Bread”, baked in the original way in stone ovens
Some of the cannon used in the defence of Fort Louisbourg
Jeannine and Marilyn
Teahouse from outside
Teahouse from inside
View of Baddeck Bay and St. Patrick’s Channel from above the museum
There is ocean out there somewhere
Gulf of St. Lawrence side, looking towards Cheticamp
St. Mark’s Parish Hall, Baddeck NS
Gabrielle and Tom
(Why don’t they just build a bridge? – is anybody listening?)
Original deck chair from Titanic (seat has been re-caned)
Only complete piece of cabinetry saved from Titanic
Shoes of the” Unknown Child”
“Unknown Child” story
“Unknown Child” Memorial
Burial site of some of the bodies recovered the night of the sinking
“Claws; just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water”
Peggy’s Cove Sunset
King Neptune Campground
Bar Harbor’s harbour, with a cruise ship in town
Downtown Bar Harbor
A few moments in the sun at Thunder Hole
Pigeons on Parade
Tower built of Maine granite, as a memorial to the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth near here
The complete cyclorama in a much smaller scale
The Gettysburg Address
One of the many beautiful exhibits
McPherson Ridge and McPherson Barn, where the Battle of Gettysburg began at 8 am, July 1, 1863
Eternal Light Peace Memorial
Eternal Light Peace Memorial info
Partial view of the battlefield from the Peace Memorial
Looking across part of the battlefield from the Confederate side
View from Little Round Top, from the Union side
Virginia Memorial – every soldier from Virginia is listed here
The Soldiers’ National Cemetery – many soldiers, almost all Union, both known and unknown, are buried here.
Looking out over the site of Pickett’s Charge – it was turned back at a cost of thousands of lives. Lee began his retreat the next day
National Soldiers’ Cemetery Memorial – stands on the spot where Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address
From the other side
Natural Bridge description
Clouds in the valley
Blue Ridge Parkway
How the “Blue Ridge” got its name
Rocky Knob Picnic Area
Highest elevation on the Parkway – 6053 ft. (about 9000 metres)
Another view from the same lookout
Waterrock Knob – 5820 ft.
Elkmont Campground – note the river right behind our site
Down by the Riverside…
A Thanksgiving Selection
Pick Me, Pick Me!
In almost every campground, we feel like the baby of the family
But there is a very nice little lake a stone’s throw from our site
At least we won’t be having the leftovers for a week!
Canadian tourist missing; last seen walking along Beard’s Lake
The Grand Lodge
View from the pool/hot tub (pardon me; spa) area
Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head
The “Miraculous Stairway” of the Loreto Chapel. Google this; it is quite a story!
A view of the Santa Fe Plaza
“Lonely, I’m Mr. Lonely..”
Our only neighbour; we lodged a noise complaint..
Not good, Norman..
San Miguel Church, the oldest church structure in the U.S.A. The original adobe walls were built by Tlaxcalan Indians from Mexico around 1610.
The happy couple
The view from up here
Another view from up here
How it begins
El Rancho Hotel
El Rancho lobby
No explanation needed
Chapter President (the guy with the biggest rack)
The Grand Canyon
“Just take one more step back…”
Granite Rapids (the river is the length of a football field wide at this point: this was taken with a telephoto lens)
Optical Illusion: Mather Point Sunset
Part of the Kaibab Trail
An Alber Squirrel
Another viewpoint, another squirrel, this one having a scratch
Cindy and Coco
“Give me a quacker and put it on my bill.”
Historic Tombstone Main Street
A few of the locals
The Kid With No Name
I’m not sure George would appreciate the humour
This one’s for you Mickie!
O.K. Corral reenactment
Readin’ by the river
Colorado River Oasis Resort – Priscilla is left of centre, behind the big rig towing the red car in the foreground
The Horny Toad Saloon
London Bridge, with some guy in the foreground
“Dreamcatcher”, the Casino ferry
Lake Havasu moonrise
Marilyn, in the famous pose from “Some Like It Hot”
Inside of the Plaza Theatre
Outside of the Plaza Theatre
Bronze of Lucille Ball
Palm Springs Happy Hour
Palm Springs Street Fair
Coachella Valley, Palm Springs, Palm Desert
Jeannine’s new choir
“Now, one at a time…”
Trivia: anyone know what a flock of flamingos is called? (Answer at the end of this post)
A cerval cat
Here kitty kitty
Tough day at the office
Cheetah run: 100 metres in 5.9 seconds!
USS Midway (or at least, part of her 1000 foot length.)
“The Island” – air control and Bridge
Take off, eh?
La Jolla from Mount Soledad
“What are you looking at?” (A Fishing Cat)
Just hangin’ out
Hmmm…Big Mac or Cheeseburger?
Just in case you were wondering…
Our campsite; the lagoon is dirfectly behind us.
Looking out over one of the two lakes here.
In front of the fire in the Adult Centre.
Our cabin (night)
A small part of the “Mi Casa”…
…Complete with fortune-telling canaries
Valerie and Susan
At least it’s gold-coloured
There is a lot of pirate history in this bay
Bass Lake campsite
Bass Lake – it is virtually emptied during the winter, which makes for a strange sight
Giant Sequoia – they can survive insects, drought, fire and lightning strikes because of the vast amounts of tannins they contain
The “Fallen Monarch” – its fall predates even the original Indian tribes who lived here
The resident Raven
El Capitan (left) and Half-Dome (back centre)
Bridal Veil Fall
Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
The water level of a surprise flash flood on New Year’s Day, 1997. Miraculously, there were no deaths
Ready for dinner
Sharing a table with our American friends, Rick and Lynn
There’s always room for dessert!
The turkey pit
The end result
The cleanup crew
Rollin’ down the highway
Double rainbow, Cluxexe
French Beach Provincial Park