Author Archives: Gramma Barbie

About Gramma Barbie

I am first and foremost young at heart. I am proud to be a mother and grandmother. I have been a nurse since graduating from BCIT in 1974. I am now ready to also be known as a world traveller.

Our home for the first 2 nights in London

Stan Outside our building. The breakfast room with the courtyard and more cottage rooms through the double doors at the back. The Britannia Inn in Ilford is much larger that it appears. Full breakfast…. no need to eat again before … Continue reading

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4 Thieves Oil

Started our travel adventures with Gramma Barbie just getting over a nasty cold and Stan having a ‘man’ cold….. brought along an old remedy…. hoping all the hype is true……..

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Calgary International Airport

Here we sit for 6 hours waiting for our 8 hour flight to London…. this adventure has begun….

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My next adventure is about to begin

I have neglected this site for long enough – never did finish my blog about our medical mission to La Florida…. it was a interesting time and an adventure I would like to repeat… My next adventure is a trip … Continue reading

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The Road to La Florida

It was quite the day getting to La Florida where we stayed for the brigade.  We met at the Airport in Tegucigalpa – a group of people each with our own preconceived idea of the next week.  Some people knew … Continue reading

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Arriving in Honduras

A couple of the team members with the luggage containing supplies .   Waiting for the transport truck which should be here in a Honduran moment. I am going to be off the grid for a while .   I … Continue reading

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Heading to Honduras 

Got to Vancouver airport and my first flight was delayed 1 hour . .. a problem because I only had 44 minutes between flights in SF….I  get through security and customs and get a message from Expedia that my first … Continue reading

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Practicing Spanish

I must have English written on my forehead.   Almost everywhere I went the people would speak English to me.   I finally started to pretend not to understand them and tell them that I spoke a little Spanish.   … Continue reading

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My Last Airbnb Room for This Trip

I should have opened the shade for the picture.   This was a self check in apartment with 5 bedrooms, a nice kitchen and 2 bathrooms.   The hostess sent easy to follow self check in directions.  She didn’t explain … Continue reading

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My Fascination With Doors

Books have been published celebrating the doors of the world.  I find them fascinating. It looks like this area has had some flooding. The doorknob in the middle of the door is a little different . Blue doors are my … Continue reading

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