Tuesday Travelogue--January 5th

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First virtual Tuesday Trip of the Year for 2016!!


Welcome to the ongoing weekly series called Tuesday Travelogue. We are in our 75th week!  Each week, some ActiveRain bloggers are spotlighted to take us somewhere we may not have been on some kind of virtual travel (and it doesn't cost a dime!). Here is the purpose:


 to enjoy the ride"

"take a trip without even leaving the farm"

"expand your horizons"

"see through someone else's eyes"

  and hopefully much more!

I so badly want to travel outside of the US! I have a husband who isn't the least bit interested in doing that, so I must do it virtually (for the present!) so, let's see where we can virtually drop by around the world!

First stop: British Columbia January 1st, 2010! MacKenzie Beach near Tofino. Check out the views from this resort that Jo-Anne Smith stayed in!

Mackenzie Beach, Tofino, British Columbia


You craving some color? How about Mexico? Second Best Country for Expats! Let Thomas Lloyd tell you all about it. 

How about a visit to an incredible church in Quebec? Notre-Dame Basilica--let's visit with Laura Cerrano on her recent trip. 

It's off to Ecuador! For those FEW of you who didn't get to travel with the Greenbergs--Dick and Mary recently (through their amazing photographic blogs), they went on a phenomenal trip (I'm SO jealous, but enough about metaking us to some fascinating wildlife areas outside of our US borders. This is just one of their many trips I look forward to highlighting in future Tuesday Travelogues.

 Bald Eagle & Falconer



If you are traveling the world (or just some cool place that you want to share with us), please be sure and join Travellers in the Rain group so that I can find your fantastic voyage and share it on a future Tuesday Travelogue. 


Please don't forget to comment on these blog posts and I hope that you enjoyed all of these virtual travels. 

Travellers in the Rain!



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Michele Connors
The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County - Greenville, NC
Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor

I just joined the group ! Thanks !

Jan 05, 2016 04:37 AM #1
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Great outside the borders activity Gayle. Each place you travel is another chapter in the book.

Jan 05, 2016 04:51 AM #2
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What a great tour on this lovely rainy stormy Tuesday...no more raindance for us...we got out during the 'sun' break for a few errands which turned out to be very magical, and lunch.  Looks like the rain is starting again!  Yippee!  A

Jan 05, 2016 04:58 AM #3
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Hi Gayle I love your series, what a fantastic eagle photo.

Jan 05, 2016 06:12 AM #4
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Gayle-What a gorgeous group of photos. It is so fun to do the virtual trips as well as the other kind

Jan 05, 2016 06:21 AM #5
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Gayle - Thanks for including me in your weekly series - it's always an honor to be chosen for this, and I'm pleased you liked my post.

Jan 05, 2016 07:13 AM #6
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

I never know what my destination will be when I log in on Tuesday on your posts Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 

Jan 05, 2016 08:18 AM #7
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I wasn't ready for a round the world jaunt this week.  That is a great photo with the eagle.

Jan 05, 2016 09:23 AM #8
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I do agree with you husband and try to avoid the border guards, for some reason I am always the guy who has the truck full of gear that they want to explore and ask 50 thousand dumb questions about.

But I do appreciate a trip to visit our neigbors to the north so I am so happy to join you on this virtual visit, and so happy to not seen any mounties ready to search my truck this time.

Jan 05, 2016 02:39 PM #9
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Gayle so funny I renewed my passport last summer... and Diane's still expired... so you and I need to go on the road and leave the two behind:)), Endre

Jan 05, 2016 03:01 PM #10
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Gayle - Once again, thanks for taking us on a trip around the world. Not only do we get to learn about new places, but we also get a chance to meet an Active Rain member we may not have met before.

Jan 05, 2016 05:29 PM #11
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for sharing these stories and images.

Have an outstanding week.

Jan 06, 2016 03:23 AM #12
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Michele Connors thank you so much and I hope you enjoy everyone's travel posts! 

Gary Woltal a travel book in the making?? I have to add my own trip to The Thousand Islands and Boldt Castle soon.

Ron and Alexandra Seigel I am THRILLED for your rainy-day weather--woohoo!!

Noah Seidenberg Our friend, Dick Greenberg took that magnificent picture and hope you saw the rest--they were jaw-dropping. 



Jan 06, 2016 03:49 AM #13
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Sharon Lee any of these pulling at you to add to your own travel itinerary??

Dick Greenberg you offer up so many good ones, that I could feature you for weeks...

Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Broker, Tacoma Washington sometimes I don't either! And that's part of the fun of putting this together.

Well Ed Silva there's only so many trips to NV that you can take and then you HAVE to venture out....

Bob Crane oh, I know that one! got in trouble with my parents once, because I was too honest when we were going through from Canada to NY with a whole load of stuff we bought. Can't remember what I said, but they wanted to kill me!! 


Jan 06, 2016 03:53 AM #14
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Endre Barath, Jr.  sadly, I have only had one passport in my life, waaaaaaaay back in '89 or '92, I think or something like that. It's long gone. I will travel with my sister once she and I get done with the "work years"....or her kids move to Europe--that may happen a lot sooner than the first one!

Troy Erickson you bring up such a good point! I am always finding wayward AR members who used to post and then disappeared. I had one gal whose boss saw a Tuesday Travelogue where I had featured her localism post and he was really excited! I think she mentioned it in a comment that day.

Roy Kelley you are most welcome and I have bookmarked your recent trip to the museum.  

Jan 06, 2016 03:57 AM #15
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I have friend that live in BC, I would love to visit there someday!  I know it is so beautiful there!!!

Jan 06, 2016 04:23 AM #16
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

British Columbia for sure. There are a lot of beautiful places in Canada.

Jan 06, 2016 06:34 AM #17
Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

The colors of Mexico are absolutely beautiful.  George and I are actually going to a resort for 6 days in Tulum at the end of February- snorkeling and lots of interesting ruins to explore.  I hope that the streets look as beautiful and bucolic as this photo Gayle.

Jan 07, 2016 05:48 AM #18
DEANNA EARLY - - ( NMLS # 268590 )
American National Bank & Trust - Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Highest Ranked Mortgage Loan Originator Virginia

The world is full of beautiful places and creatures Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 .   Thanks for the tour.

Jan 09, 2016 04:47 PM #19
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