Author Archives: Mark

Ukraine – A search

OK, so this isn’t an “I’ve been there” type of post, but rather an “I will go there” type of post. Finding out exactly where to go is part of the journey that I’m going through. Both of my Paternal … Continue reading

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Tofino

Sometimes it isn’t how far you go, or what you get to see or do once you get there that makes a trip special. Many times, it’s who you go with. My parents have everything that they need for their … Continue reading

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St. John’s

I’ve been to St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador 4 or 5 times over the years…usually on the way to somewhere else. Once I went there only to watch helplessly as all of our gear was quickly removed from the ship … Continue reading

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Rio

No, not that one. OK, that one too. We’ve been doing business in Brazil for about 10 years now. In the beginning it was to the Navy’s Southern Base in Rio Grande do Sul. It is so far south, in … Continue reading

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Quebec City

I’ve been to Quebec City 3 or 4 times and have always enjoyed myself there. It’s great to see first hand where some of the key events in Canadian┬áhistory took place. Until I’d been to Quebec City, my vision of … Continue reading

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