That’s right, join us on another exciting, interesting and relaxing 1000 Islands Cruise with the line we think is the very best in the Islands. We believe that the Rockport Boat Line, based in the tiny and historic St Lawrence River Village of Rockport, Ontario right in the middle of the world famous 1000 Islands is the best cruise line in the Islands.

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We were back home in Canada in July for our regular vacation with the family and we took the time to re-discover some ‘old friends’.

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This is the third episode of our Pontevedra, Capiz exploration. The Church of St Isidore the Farmer in Pontevedra town has quite an interesting story. It is well worth spending some time exploring it.

Click the link to view our short visit and to enjoy: “The Rest of the Story”.

That’s right we have three versions of the Holy Week Devotions ready for you…if you’re 1st Cathedral in the Americas 4 (R)overseas and away from home this week and want a small touch of home, then you should give one of these a serious look!

Visita Iglesia 2015 in English

Bisita Iglesia 2015 in Pilipino

Bisita Iglesia 2015 in Ilonggo

We were able to visit the waterfront recently, but limited ourselves to the area around Aduanna. We hope you enjoy this brief view of the area.

Filipino Homes

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Juneau Alaska, was to be one of our first stops out of Vancouver with visits to Tracy Arm Fjord and the Sawyer Glacier “on the road” to Juneau.

The Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm  Fjord

The Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm Fjord


Juneau, Alaska’s State Capital.

Juneau is the State Capital of Alaska. It has been the capital of Alaska since 1906, when the government of the then – District of Alaska was moved from Sitka as dictated by the U.S. Congress in 1900.

After docking, SWMbO and I set out to explore the town. One of the most important things we’re looking for is the ‘churches’ and we found one of the most important. In addition, one of the first things that we notice as we walk up Franklin Street is the Red Dog Saloon which basically dominates the main intersection in downtown Juneau.

The Red Dog Saloon is the most famous of the colourful drinking establishments in Juneau. It’s only been in its current highly visible location since 1988 when it was moved intact from a couple of blocks up Franklin Street. The church follows soon thereafter and a surprise it will be…

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