Vancouver and Seattle July 22nd 2008 Geo: 47.3075, -122.23We have had an interesting couple of days. Yesterday we drove into Vancouver and first visited the Capilano Suspension Bridge. This is one of the best examples of a suspension bridge in the world. It was originally built in 1889 and has only had minimal upgrades since then. It is now in a park which has a number of attractions. The Douglas firs are huge and the other species ... read more
North America » United States » Washington » Auburn Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I love travelling and have done as much as I can over the 68 years of my life. Since retiring from teaching in 2012 I have been able to do even more and have enjoyed the diverse landscapes, cities, peoples and places I have visited. My travels have taken me to every continent and to over 87 countries.
I also love sharing my experiences by writing and uploading photos so others can perhaps be inspired to follow in my footsteps or to just go out and explore this wonderful planet on which we all live. I am also happy that I have found another blog site where this can occur after my original hos... full info