Christmas Spirit

Back in Dallas, we decided to get in the Christmas spirit at Gaylord (a large hotel/convention centre in Grapevine). The ICE Christmas display was a series of Christmas activities (that were reasonably expensive and actually a…

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Washington Day 2

After breakfast at Wholefoods, we caught a Taxi to Arlington Cemetery. Without knowing too much about it before we went, the size and scale of the whole site is humbling. It is an impressive and somber…

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Washington DC

We had hoped to get to Washington for a day while staying in New York. We decided against that because of the travel time and cost on the train/bus. However staying next to one of the…

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Little Elm

Drove a little further north of Dallas today to Little Elm to meet up with a friend of a friend for breakfast. It was at a diner and I had the crepes with strawberries plus. The…

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Dallas Botanic Gardens

Today we went to the Dallas Botanical Gardens and Arboretum. It was surprisingly great. Although it was overcast today, it is in a great location overlooking a large lake. There were still Halloween displays with 90,000…

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Saturday

It was Veterans Day today in the US. We woke up today with a large US flag in the lawn in front of our house, which was a little alarming until we realised they had been…

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