Escondite Restaurant and our last day- Montreal, Canada

Here we go, WordPressers!  Jamming two days into one post. My husband went off to his all day meeting early, the first one and longest one of this trip.  So he was leaving us H Girls for the day to have fun on our own. Our plan for the day was to eat, shop and…

Jean-Talon Market, Montreal, Canada

Day 2- Moving onto Montreal We left Sherbrooke after grabbing breakfast at the hotel.  We woke up late as we weren’t in a rush to get to Montreal; the weather was continuing to storm from the night before.  The drive from Sherbrooke to Montreal was going to be just under two hours. Luckily, the storm…

Lumina Foresta in Coaticook, Canada

Hello WordPressland! I finally stole a quiet moment here to write out Day 1 of our Montreal getaway that we had taken last week.  As I mentioned in my Fourth of July post, this trip came up pretty much last minute. My husband had work related meetings on the Tuesday and Wednesday before the Fourth,…

CUBA 2019- RAIN DAY

Hey Everyone! Well, as you can tell from the title, the rain we had the day before barely let up overnight and washed out this day. Our plan for the day was to head back to the center of Havana to check out some shops and continue on our historic tour around.  Well, we never…

CUBA 2019- Viñales

Hello Everyone! Here we are on our third day in Cuba.  We had made three classic car reservations ahead of our trip.  One was for this day to take us to Viñales.  Viñales is a town, about 2.5 hours from Havana, known for their tobacco farms, and their 51sq mile lush valley that is surrounded by large mountain-like…

CUBA 2019 -La Habana Vieja

Hello Everyone! Our plan for our first full day was to spend it in Habana Vieja. Habana Vieja is the older part of the city.  This area is peppered with so many architecturally stunning buildings on narrow streets.  Some research beforehand revealed that there is 500 years of history in Havana, which yielded over 900…

CUBA 2019- Arrival

Here we go! Quick note:  Before leaving for this trip, we had downloaded an interactive offline mobile map of Cuba to our phones from http://www.maps.me.  Also, we downloaded the offline Spanish dictionary from our Google Translate apps. These came in handy many times throughout this trip. If you want more information on how to travel…

Montreal 2018- Day 1

Hey WordPressland! It is Summertime, my favorite time! We kicked off Summer with our Fourth of July BBQ which I shared this week, following that we took off on our first getaway of the season to Montreal, Canada. Ahh, Montreal.  L’architecture, les cultures, l’histoire, l’amour… le pain. This trip was a work trip for my…