Travel Blogs from Collingwood
... and making the decision to go. It feels the same for me, I cannot believe it has been almost 6 months since we thought this was a good idea!
As I packed my suitcases today I couldn't help but wish I was feeling excited and not so terrified. I thought for sure as the date approached my fear and anxiety would be replaced by the excitement of making my trip ...
... on the Thames and sat on the top of the double decker bus and got our bearings and jumped off to see Big Ben, Westminster Abbey . Just looked at everything briefly .. plan on returning on Sunday to go inside. We went back to our hotel after a bit of a mixup on the Tube. All in all.. we collapsed in bed after 36 hours of staying awake. Im pretty sure we were a bit delirious. :) ...
... br> Small blacksmith shop, a wood steaming over to allow wood to be shaped to fit properly over a curved hull form, the Adjutant's house (a Sergeant promoted to Lieutenant for bravery during the War of 1812 and eventually a prominent local citizen ... I suspect that the Brits simply didn't know what else to do with him as he couldn't have bought a commission, so keeping him as adjutant of an out of the way naval base made a lot of sense ...)
Colette and I crammed as much 'talk' time into the morning hours as we could and after lunch we toured the Sculpture Garden. Colette's work is wonderful and what a great setting for it. Check out her website at Toucan Studios.
Today's travels took ...
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 ...
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