Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading for Home – Day 1 & 2

I had not planned on heading for home for a few more days and today was supposed to be the day I went to Vancouver Island to spend a couple of days with my brother Doug and his wife Erin. But, when driving through the mountains on the way west, I noticed a sign that… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading for Home – Day 1 & 2

Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 1, part 1

Every once in awhile I just have to get out of the city and spend some time in nature.  I planned a 3 night getaway in Riding Mountain National Park and on Monday, that is where I headed.   I decided to stay at a bed & breakfast on this trip, which is just south of… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 1, part 1

Update to Avis Problems

A little over a month ago, I posted the problems I was having with unauthorized payments that Avis Rent-a-Car charged to my credit card unknown to me.  Since then, it has been frustrating trying to find out what these charges were for and why I had not been notified before arriving to pick up my… Continue reading Update to Avis Problems

My Avis Rent-a-Car Run-around

As you probably know, I rented a car from Avis Rent-a-Car for my vacation in Kruger National Park in South Africa in May/June this year. I have rented from Avis before without any problems, but this time was nothing but problems. No one seems to know why I was charged extra and each time I… Continue reading My Avis Rent-a-Car Run-around

June 9 – 10: The Journey Home

My last African sunrise. The morning started off cloudy and the sun was fighting to show itself again, but made a nice early morning sky. This is my last few hours in the park and I am taking a very slow drive to Skukuza, where I will have a late breakfast or an early lunch… Continue reading June 9 – 10: The Journey Home

June 8 – Berg en Dal

It was another foggy morning today, but it soon cleared as the sun came up. It had obviously been clear last night with this beautiful moon showing itself above my bungalow. With this being my last full day in Kruger, I was having a hard time trying to decide which way to go. I had… Continue reading June 8 – Berg en Dal

June 7 – Berg en Dal

Today was the day to meet Gerda, Janine and Christy at the Skukuza golf course restaurant for lunch. I met Janine last time I was here 5 years ago, but although I’ve known Gerda and Christy for many years, this was our first meeting. I had plenty of time to get there, but I left… Continue reading June 7 – Berg en Dal