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Can’t believe this is the last stop on our river cruise. Mind you we have been on the American Queen for three weeks now. Tomorrow, Sunday is a cruise day all the way back to Cincinnati. It will also be a washing and packing day as luggage have to be outside our cabin door at 11pm. An interesting stop was at Marshall University to have a look in their archives, old photos of steamboats, early days on the river, the Civil War and the Underground Railroad as well as the real railroad. Unusually, the archivist played rugby and was a huge fan of the All Blacks. She even went to see them play in Chicago a few years ago. We made the most of our last day just enjoying the river as it went by or ... read more
The 1308 is as old as me
We even managed to work the jigger
An aspiring engine driver

North America » United States » Wyoming July 12th 2019

Yellowstone, Wyoming. Toi da di den day vao nam 1986 , 11 nam sau khi toi den My 1975. Luc bay gio toi di bang xe lai tu California den Yellowstone nhung dit duing xe bi hu o salt lake city nen toi phai de xe o do sua va muon xe lai den Yellowstone nen o dy khong lau , sang di chieu ve ma da so la toi o vung Ild faithful Geyser noi tieng nhat o day. Lan nay toi di 1 tuan va du dinh o lai day it nhat la 2 ngay nen toi da san sang de xem nhieu thang canh noi tieng nhat the gioi o day. 6-12-2019 Las Vegas Toi khoi hanh luc 12:30Pm va den Las Vegas luc 6PM. Toi den Las Vegas nhieu lan nen toi ... read more
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North America » United States » Texas » Beaumont July 12th 2019

Well, we made it through the storm zone. When we left the hotel this morning at 7 AM and 81 degrees, the air was as thick as it often is, when a huge storm is brewing off the coast. The skies were brimming with black billowy rain clouds and the humidity was just hanging in the air like a wet blanket. We were under the outer bands of a storm and it was a familiar feeling, having been through more than our share of hurricanes over the past 20 years. We drove through a number of rain bands on our trip across Alabama and Mississippi and into Louisiana, but by the time we got to Lafayette, the skies began to clear and the rest of the day was partly sunny. The gamble paid off and we ... read more
Even a rainbow
Power company convoy
Refineries in Westlake

North America » United States » Colorado July 12th 2019

We spent a night in Houston after leaving Belize, then continued on to Colorado (Glen has gone bsck to where he lives on the west side of Canada). Our Colorado stop is mainly about visiting with Angela and her kids. They used to live in Roatan, and we've known them about 14 years. It was so great to have a few days to hang out together. We did a bit of shopping, went to the drive-in, and visited a little mountain town called Estes. Her parents had her over one night (they also used to live in Roatan and still own their place down there). It was a great visit with Ang and her family, hoping they come to see us in Canada sometime this yesr.... read more
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