BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay
Travel Blogs from Owen Sound
... a short distance up the highway to visit another of Don's cousins and the Best Man from our wedding party. Garry and Jan have a lovely 'escape' place right on the water in Meaford. What a a great evening of reminiscing and catching up on family news!
We left a very soggy park and headed south only to get stalled for half an hour behind an accident where Hwy #69 becomes four lane. The trip was uneventful and continued through more rock cuts and boggy landscape until we reached the tip of Georgian Bay where we headed west on Hwy #26.
We headed for Beaver Valley and the Grey Highlands where a friend from our Almonte days lives. It was great to connect once again - skyping keeps us in touch but there ...
... Jens was the one who basically run most of the farm but Ayse did her bit too with all the plants and vegetables. They earned a living by going to two different markets in Toronto every Saturday. Ayse at the vegetable market and Jens at the meat market with Jengas also. They must of been selling a lot of meat and veg to afford to run and have their farm. They had a lot of land, I was told a 100 aches but that's a hell of a lot. This workaway was slightly different from ...
... t travel this much without her - who could put up with me!
Of course we do love living in Oliphant too and know it will always be here to welcome us home.
After 20 years of marriage and almost 10 before that, I still wonder how I was so lucky to see her that first time in a crowd at the Oliphant dock and knew I would love her the rest of my life.
Happy (early) anniversary My Love, I can't wait to see what we do on our 40th!
... our 'best' culinary find in Portugal were the delicious and inexpensive freshly cured olives. Half litre tins sold for as little as 1 Euro and litre 2.50 euros per litro. That's about $3.80 Cdn/litre or $3.40 US a quart. Buy me some!
We want to get to Keady more this year, and to Wiarton & Owen Sound's markets as well.
(Caravels & Ca´ques)
The West Coast of Portugal really is the 'Wild West' ...