| bahamas |

A quick family getaway in Nassau. Bahamas gave us some much needed R and R for a few days. We traveled to Nassau which was a nice and quick 3.5 hr flight.  Stayed at the Melia Nassau Beach Hotel.  Beautiful island, friendly people and great food.  It sure is better in the Bahamas!
  

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| the dominican republic |

We traveled to the Dominican Republic in August for our destination wedding & stayed at the Royalton Punta Cana , a gorgeous 5-star resort. The people of the Dominican are gracious, friendly, and kind.  Be warned, it’s very HOT in the DR in August but we weren’t complaining!  We were thrilled to have celebrated our wedding with our friends and family in this beautiful country.  We will be back again one day!

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| camping at elora gorge |

We usually do our annual end of summer camping trip right before Labor Day.  This year we decided on Elora Gorge Provincial Park. The Elora Gorge is one of the most beautiful and spectacular natural area in the Grand River valley. The Grand River rushes through the gorge, which has 22-metre high cliffs. Riverside trails and scenic overlooks provide hikers with stunning views of the water far below where you can see the kayakers and tubers go by.  We are lucky enough to have an our step-dad Mark join us and use his RV for our fancy accommodations for the trip.  No more tents!  We like to call it “glamping” from now on.  This is a fun & great cost-effective weekend get-away trip for the family.

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