Category Archives: Travel

Travel stories from Rosa and Richard.

Montréal again

This weekend, Rosa and I went back to Montréal for a weekend of shopping and sight-seeing. We arrived on a sunny Saturday afternoon and went immediately to the Saint-Laurent shopping area. Rosa went off shopping and I walked around with … Continue reading

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Weekend in Montreal

Rosa and took our first trip together to Montréal this weekend. We wanted to see a fashion exhibit at a museum, then shop and look around. Saturday morning we drove into Montréal. Our first destination was Le Musée des Beaux-Arts to see … Continue reading

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Added Eastern European trip details

I’ve finished writing the story of our trip to Eastern Europe, including Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria. Our trip journal: http://myredbmw.net/travel/eastern-europe-december-2009/ Our gallery: http://gallery.myredbmw.net/v/Travel/Eastern2009/ The Google Earth file from the trip: Eastern Europe 2009.kmz.

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Posted Spain and Portugal trip details

I’ve finished writing the story of our trip to Spain, Morocco, Gibraltar and Spain. Our trip journal: http://myredbmw.net/travel/spain-dec-2010/ Our gallery: http://gallery.myredbmw.net/v/Travel/Spain2010/ The Google Earth file from the trip: Spain 2010.kmz.

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iPhone on vacation

I had not planned to take my iPhone on the trip to Europe as my phone is locked to Rogers. The roaming rates are too expensive to use the phone in Europe. But we needed the phone in Montreal to … Continue reading

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The Earth’s Shadow

On the flight to Madrid, while flying into the sunrise, I noticed this triangular dark area on the horizon. In my sleep-deprived state, it took me a few seconds before I realized it was the shadow of the Earth. This … Continue reading

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Thoughts on STS-132

I’ve been thinking about what I learned from attending the STS-132 Atlantis launch on May 14th. 1. I learned that if I rent or borrow equipment, I should read the manual before I need to use the equipment. During the … Continue reading

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Visiting Los Angeles

I’m here in Los Angeles (technically, I’m in Rancho Cucamonga, which is east of LA) for a customer testing cycle. I’m here for a full week. As there is no testing planned during the weekend, I’ve had the weekend free … Continue reading

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Air Travel Frustrations

“YOU WILL OVERCOME DIFFICULT TIMES” – Panda Express fortune cookie I was to return home to Ottawa today. However, policies with the Air Canada check-in at Orlando mean that I am spending one more day here. I am heartbroken, as I … Continue reading

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Kennedy Space Center Vistors Complex

Today, I visited the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex. I spent about 10-hours there, seeing everything I could possibly see. I got up early and arrived just after the doors opened at 9:00AM. I checked the schedule and saw that … Continue reading

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