Author Archives: danroyerickson

Ryder Cup

On Friday, September 28th, Mom and I did the 3 hour drive from Bayeaux to Paris.  We made a small detour off the highway to a town named Giverny.  Giverny is home to Claude Monet’s Gardens that inspired so much … Continue reading

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Normandy Road Trip

Mom and I caught the 11:10am to Brussels and then the 12:17pm to Lille, France.  It was worth taking the train to Lille and renting a car as opposed to renting from Bruges and paying the cross-country drop off fee.  … Continue reading

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Amsterdam to Bruges

On the morning of Friday, September 21st, Bec and I set off for Amsterdam.  My mom, Judy, arrived a few hours before us and we caught up with her at the Mauro Mansion hotel on the Geldersekade canal.  The weather … Continue reading

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Cairngorms National Park

We continued our drive off the Isle of Skye on August 22nd and crossed the Skye Bridge back onto the mainland.  Our first stop was the picturesque Eilean Donan, a 13th century castle built on a small tidal island where … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye Wedding

In the early hours of Saturday, July 18th, Bec and I flew out for Edinburgh, Scotland.  We would be attending our friends’ Kyle and Katherine’s wedding on the Isle of Skye.  We landed around 7:30am and found our way to … Continue reading

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Beating the Heat

We arrived back in Abu Dhabi after our Canadian vacation at the height of summer, although everyone seems to agree that this year was quite mild, relatively speaking of course.  The World Cup was entering the final stages, so we … Continue reading

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A Week in Calgary

Rebecca and I set out for our homeland in the early hours of Friday, June 22nd.  We arrived later that evening in Calgary and both our moms were there to greet us.  The next morning, my brothers and their families … Continue reading

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