Ecuador and Galapagos Travel Adventure Planning

Mountain lake near Cuenca EcuadorI am excited to say that we are planning to spend part of Winter 2016 in  South America.  Specifically we plan to partake in Ecuador and Galapagos travel adventures and in areas outside of Quito Ecuador both Land and Sea. Although Ecuador is a small country, it is ecologically diverse, from the Andes to the Amazon, to the Continue reading

Packing List for Curacao

View to south from Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach ClubMy friend Frann joined us in Curacao for a week. The night before she left she emailed me to ask for a packing list for Curacao, and then she repacked everything. I asked her what Curacao packing list advice I should share that was the most valuable for her packing she said the following was most helpful: Continue reading

Driving from PA to Florida

Driving to FloridaI will start this blog in the order in which we traveled – or started out our Adventurous Retirement (or Tom’s).  Driving…

In the Beginning
Our 2015 adventure started on January 28th when we packed up the SUV and headed south.  It was a lovely journey, seeing Tom’s family on the way to Florida and then stopping overnight in an area we had vacationed in 2 years ago – Roanoke Rapids, known for its lovely lakes and
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