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2017 NOVEMBER - A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE!

CHEERS TO EVERYONE WHO SHARED THIS YEARS ADVENTURE!

Any trip or place visited is not much without the great people I travel with and meet along the way. And of course, the friends and family who hosted and entertained us during our travels.

Here are just a few selfies I took during the trip.

Near the beginning of our trip
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Near the end of our trip

Lyn has been my travel companion for many trips now, and we always manage to have a good time no matter where we end up. We have spent a lot of time together 24/7 during this trip and still manage to make it to the end not only still talking to each other, but talking about the next adventure we may have together in the future.

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Dolly joined us in March in Costa Rica. We have travelled with Dolly a few times, and not only is she a lot of fun, but easy to travel with. Dolly was with us through Central America, Cuba, USA, Iceland, Spain & Malta, leaving us at the end of August to return home to start saving for the next trip.

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The Lemons, Toni & Shawn joined us in May for our Cuba leg. Cuba is one of my highlights and it was nice to share the experience with friends. Poor Shawn was a bit outnumbered travelling with 4 women, but he’s a big boy and managed just fine.

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We invaded the house of friends Renee & Paul in Lansing for a weekend in June. We had not seen them for over 10 years since we met in Vietnam, but we were still given a warm welcome and the best BBQ ever! Thanks Guys, promise we won’t come back too soon. Can’t believe I didn’t get a better photo of you guys, sorry.

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Dolly’s niece, Michelle & husband Andy and their 2 sweet little boys in Indianapolis took us in for a week without ever having met Lyn & I. Such a beautiful family, we felt very much at home there, big thank you.

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Again, with Dolly’s family, this time in Woodbridge. We stayed with Nanette & Ian for 2 weeks and a more generous and welcoming stay I have never had. Again, people who had never met Lyn or I before, yet we felt at home here as well. And the extended family & friends were all so kind and generous to us, this was a great experience. Big thank you to Nanette & Ian, Barney & Rehan, Lindsay, Noreen, Teresa & Uncle Don, Nino and all the friends we met.

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Robyn met us at the airport in Iceland and travelled with us through Iceland, Spain & Malta. Also, a repeat offender as travel partner, us four ladies together are the FAB 4!

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Had a great day with Dean & Fran in Madrid. Best way to see a city is to go with a local who knows where to eat and drink!

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It was great to see Nicola & Keane and Terri & Milly again in Malta. Nice to meet Karen, Mason & Lauren.

Sorry no photos of you guys.

Thanks to Des for his hospitality in Cyprus, and nice spending time with Audrey & Ray. And of course, great catching up with Sue.

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Well, that’s it. My last post for this 2017 trip. If I left anyone off my thank you list, I am truly sorry and of course send you a big thank you.

Stay tuned next year for another adventure.

Posted by Cindy Bruin 01:38 Archived in Australia

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A great big thankyou back at you. You organise a fabulous trip every time and you do it all so well.

by Robyn

Well what a great time however probably time for a rest in time for Xmas, here's to next time.

by Carole & David with Jack the black poodle

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