Mum is a big Anne of Green Gables fan, so we’d planned to take her to Prince Edward Islands, birthplace of author LM Montgomery and where it was all set, for her 70th birthday. Unfortunately buying a flat became a priority that year and it was decided we would postpone the big trip for a year.
Plans started early in 2015, we decided we would not only visit PEI but also Toronto and Boston. Initial plans to hire a car and drive from PEI down to Boston proved expensive, crossing from Canada and leaving the car in Boston would cost us around £1,000 so we changed plans and decided a drive from Halifax to Charlottetown would be nice enough.
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Following last years epic trip to California, we weren’t really sure how we’d follow it in 2012. Initially we’d thought about Florida, possibly even Canada but then I saw the Redskins would be playing the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day in Cowboys Stadium! Much as I hate the Cowboys, they have arguably the best stadium in the world and I wasn’t going to miss the Redskins playing there on Thanksgiving!
After a quick look on eBay, it wouldn’t be hard to get tickets, so plans started to develop…
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I’ve not been over to America for 6 years, since me, Robert and Pete went over to Maryland in 2005. Last month me and Robert finally went back for a 10 day trip round California. We’d been planning (and saving) for 4 months so I was looking forward to it more than any other holiday I’d had in a long time and it didn’t disappoint.
We were flying out the Friday before Thanksgiving week. We had an early start, the flight was on time at 11am and even though we were stacked for an hour or so at San Francisco airport, we landed around 2pm PT. Continue reading California Holiday