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USA:California:Huge Pod of Dolphins and some Gray Whales!

January 15, 2017

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Wow! What an incredible day on the water! Sunny gorgeous weather and HUNDREDS of dolphins and sea lions along with humpback and grey whales! Moss Landing is one of our favorite local places to visit and is just outside of Monterey California, about 2 hours south of San Francisco.

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Close up of a beautiful humpback tail fluke

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A long- beaked common dolphin takes a breath near the water's surface!

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Beautiful Common Dolphins reflecting on glassy water
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Beautiful Common Dolphins reflecting on glassy water
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A Gray Whale shows off it's tail fluke
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The back of a Gray Whale- it looks completely different from a Humpback's back! Notice they white markings.
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Another beautiful close up of a humpback tail fluke

Check out the video and pics below!

Posted by Tony.Ruby 21:14 Archived in USA Tagged animals water wildlife travel whales dolphins tourist whale watching humpbacks Comments (3)

INCREDIBLE CALIFORNIA WHALE WATCHING TRIP!

September 2015

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Hi all!

If you're looking for a fun activity near San Francisco, CA. . . this is definitely one of the best! During the summer months through September there are tons of humpback whales coming to feed on anchovies near Monterey in Moss Landing, CA. You can see whales up close, seals, dolphins, and adorable otters. Check out this extended version of the video to see just how close you can get and look out for the insider travel tips at the end!

Tony & Ruby

IF THE LINKED WINDOW BELOW DOESN'T WORK- COPY AND PASTE THIS INTO YOUR BROWSER- IT WILL GO DIRECTLY TO OUR VIDEO ON YOUTUBE :)

https://youtu.be/6o6879OtAkE

THANKS!
TONY & RUBY

Posted by Tony.Ruby 21:22 Archived in USA Tagged animals wildlife california dolphins tourist whale watching seals otters humpbacks Comments (0)

USA: Alaska: Top 20 Reasons to Visit Alaska!

(see more details in our other Alaska blog posts)

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==Top 20 Reasons to Visit Alaska ==
If you want more details about places to go/things to see, check out our other Alaska blog posts! :)

It’s a place where:

1. Bald eagles are more common than New York City pigeons

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2. You can feel like you’re on National Geographic while you listen to and watch huge chunks of glaciers calve off into the water (see the boat below for scale)

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3. You must be weary of a moose who may try to kick you in the head!

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4. Learn fun facts like Caribou and Reindeer are the same animal (reindeer are domesticated)

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5. The bears are huge and like to eat dandelions when they first wake up from hibernation. . but don’t be fooled, they would definitely eat you—not just make a mess of your garbage like in Jersey!

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6. You can see humpback whales take 3-5 breaths before showing off their tail fluke

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7. Seals lazily float around on ice floes

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8. You can be the low man on the totem pole
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9. Gorgeous blue-eyed husky puppies are training for the Iditarod race not just running around Central Park retrieving balls

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10. Seeing beautiful vistas can become annoying

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11. You can sit in a jacuzzi surrounded by glacier capped mountains

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12. You may see a porcupine, after all, where else are you going to see one?

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13. You can eat King Crab so fresh, you’re practically on the Deadliest Catch!

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14. You might see a lynx yawn!

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15. A friendly man may let you play with his pet ferret (for real)

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16. A mama otter with her baby might come floating right by you

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17. The goats live so high up on the mountains that they look like tiny white dots

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18. It’s almost impossible not to see a porpoise,dolphin, otter or whale every time you look out onto the water

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19. You could get into a staring contest with an owl—and lose!

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20. You can port into cute little towns with less year-round residents than staff on a typical cruiseship

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Posted by Tony.Ruby 15:06 Archived in USA Comments (0)

USA: Alaska: Low wo-Man on the Ketchikan Totem Pole

May 30, 2013

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Ketchikan was one of our absolute favorite stops on the cruise; it is the southernmost city in Alaska and unfortunately our last stop before entering Canada tomorrow. Oooooh how we hate the feeling of a vacation coming to an end :( This is a picturesque town with its main street practically built on stilts overlooking the Ketchikan River.

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Meandering through the city we saw a variety of tall totem poles and in fact it has the world's largest collection of standing totem poles. It all sounds pretty great but it’s also one of the rainiest places in Alaska. This place makes Seattle look like sunny LA! I would really like to see this place during the salmon run!

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To stay dry we stepped into the Fish House and had. . You guessed it! Crab for lunch : )

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No trip to Ketchikan would be complete without a ride up the funicular (a hillside elevator/train going up to the Cape Fox Lodge above Ketchikan)-- great views from up there, weather permitting of course! A city bus trip (about 30 min south of Ketchikan) to the Totem Heritage Center is also a must. We had so much fun practicing our photography up there! Ruby really was the low wo-man on the totem pole as you can tell by the pics.

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Of course Ruby couldn’t leave what is known as the "Salmon Capital of the World" without buying a box of Alaskan Salmon for Dr. Shalita.

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USA: Juneau we’re going to see some bald eagles! --- FOODIE

May 29, 2013

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We arrived in Alaska’s capital and were ready for some action today. . .while walking off the ship we immediately spotted a bald eagle perched on a branch with another one flying overhead. It’s amazing what you can see just sitting on the ship—maybe a bald eagle soaring by or a whale coming up for air.
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You gotta take a boat or a plane because downtown Juneau is nestled at the base of Mount Juneau and is not accessible by roads because of the Juneau ice field. This huge ice mass is the source of about 30 glaciers including the famous Mendenhall Glacier and Lemon Creek Glacier we would get to see today.

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When you get off the boat in Juneau you can see the famous Mount Roberts Tramway and there are stands set up selling everything from helicopter rides to walking tours around town. We decided to go on a whale watching tour and do our own hike around the Mendenhall Glacier admiring it from afar. Don’t do the tour to Mendenhall unless you actually want to put on some crampons and walk on the glacier itself because there’s a cheap bus going from town every hour.

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After a short drive on a city bus we arrived at the Mendenhall glacier visitors center. This place is amazing and a must see if you're in Juneau. We decided to hike over and get a better view of the glacier but before we could even start our hike we spotted a porcupine just hanging-out next to the trail. After I took a few hundred photos of the little guy sleeping we started on our way.

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The hike is flat, smooth and easy with a few good photo spots along the way. If you have time you can take several longer hikes up and around the waterfall. There’s plenty of signs warning you about the bears on the trail but luckily we didn’t encounter any. We did however spot a few mountain goats up high on a cliff! After shooting photos and hiking around this gorgeous location we were ready for some whale watching.

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After boarding a small whale watching boat that would take us through Stephens Passage . We rode around searching for whale spouts in the water and luckily photographed several whales! These creatures are so peaceful despite their immense size. We learned that humpbacks typically take 3-5 breaths before diving down and showing off their tail fluke. We even had a curious sea lion came stick his head out of the water to check us out. Even if you don't see whales; this boat ride would be worth the stunning views with snow topped mountains and Lemon Creek Glacier in the distance.
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  • ***As a tip, we would definitely recommend taking a smaller boat with as few people as possible. You never know where the whales will be or what side of the boat they will appear on so the more room you have to move around—the better! :)

We arrived back to town with a little bit of time to sneak in a FOODIE ALERT. Last season’s Top Chef was filmed in Alaska and the chefs had to cook a crab dish at Tracy’s Crab Shack. Luckily, it was right on the dock and if you are a foodie or just like crab than this is a must stop! After a great lunch with “crab three ways” and a cool beer we were back to our usual dip in the jacuzzi before an amazing crab dinner—and NO, we were not all crabbed out! Lol
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USA: Skagway, Alaska: Mini Bus Gold Rush

May 28, 2013

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One of the great things about cruising is while you’re sleeping the boat is on its way to the next destination. When we opened the curtains today we were greeted with the sight of a large rock wall directly outside our window-- not very glamorous but we had arrived in the sleepy small town of Skagway. It is located in a steep valley and is one of the main cruise ports in Alaska. There’s amazing history and hiking but not really a lot going on in this town with a year round population of 620 residents. They did have some shall we say. . . "interesting" t-shirts and bumper stickers though...
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Apparently this is a good place to see bears during peak salmon season but this wasn't peak season so our plan was to take a trip over to Haines for sea kayaking but after a short walk around town we decided on a Mini Bus Yukon Discovery tour following the White Pass Summit and just across the border into Canada. Skagway is at the start of the Klondike Highway and the main starting point of the Yukon Gold Rush of the 1890s. An estimated 100,000 prospectors migrated up to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899 in search of gold.
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On the drive we could see why the journey proved too hard for most and only between 30,000 and 40,000 managed to arrive. Beautiful scenery surrounded us on the drive but we would NOT have wanted to be out there hiking, mining or any other outdoor activity without all the high tech cold weather gear that exist today! You know we took waaaaaay too may photos of nothing…(nothing to us after a few days in Alaska= amazing snow-covered mountains).
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After several stops along the way we arrived at what looked like a tourist filled old western settlement called Caribou Crossing. It was a little cheesy and touristy but the BBQ was nice and the blue-eyed husky puppies made the trip worthwhile. In the summer they operate as a tourist destination but it’s really a dog sledding training center and what better training for dogs than pulling fat tourists up and down a dirt road! :)
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The drive back was fairly uneventful except for a stop at the Carcross Desert—a literal desert in Alaska! Unfortunately we didn’t see any large animals on the way-- the dandelions were still intact on the grass which means most bears were still hibernating (it's a favorite snack when they wake up from their long slumbers).
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When we arrived back in town we took a short walk around thinking about what to do with the next few hours before boarding the boat…I have an idea, let’s drink! I don’t know how Ruby does it but she managed to find a place to have a margarita and some chips and salsa…just about as far from Mexico as we could possible get. We then boarded our ship and immediately jumped into the jacuzzi to watch the town fade away as we slowly floated off into the sunset… romantic.
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USA: Amazing Day in Glacier Bay with Ruby the Otter Spotter!

May 27, 2013 Alaska

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Another day up bright and early looking for whales, otters and anything else we could see walking around on the mountains. Today we would be entering the beautiful Glacier Bay! There are 8 glaciers in the bay and 11 total in the National Park. We are very lucky to have this opportunity to see this because Glacier Bay is one of the only places in Alaska with healthy and advancing glaciers, a rarity in today's world. In this first photo below you can see a ship next to the Margerie Glacier so you can get an idea of the enormity of this glacier!
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As we entered Glacier Bay Ruby's sharp eyes spotted several otters floating on their backs in the calm waters (even a mama otter with a baby on her belly), a grizzly bear walking along the beach and goats on the cliffs that look like little white dots in the distance…lucky we had the long lens for our camera!
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The highlight of today was definitely huge pieces of the Margerie Glacier calving into the bay!!! In the first photo of this blog entry you can see a ship next to the Margerie Glacier so you can get an idea of the enormity of this glacier and what it means to see huge chunks of it falling into the water. The weather was so perfect that you could even see the Fairweather Mountains in the distance (named because you can only see them in fair weather). It’s hard to explain the sounds that a glacier makes as is cracks, slides and crashes into the water. You can see the sequence of action the photos below! We hope you all have the chance to one day experience it! :)
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We got everything one could ask for in Glacier Bay National Park…clear blue skies, otters & whales in the calm water and yes, they even have Glaciers. We enjoyed the views from the jacuzzi as we left the bay at the end of the day. . .
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USA: Alaska: . . and what will you be having sir? – Hubbard

May 26, 2013

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We were up early, excited to be on our ship and officially on our way! When at sea there really isn’t anything to do except relax, eat and repeat. One of the must do things on a cruse is to attend the naturalist talks. Our naturalist guide on this ship is a nice retired teacher named Sandra. She was very knowledgable, had personal experience in the area and would took time to be at the front of the ship when anything important was coming up (whales, porpoises, glaciers, bears and more)! So after listening to a great talk on what we would see today we grabbed a quick bite to eat and made our way to the front of the ship! This morning we saw some humpbacks and porpoises pretty early :)
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Today we got to see the largest glacier in Alaska—the Hubbard glacier which is 76 miles long and extends into Canada. We are really lucky because this location is known for bad weather and if it’s raining or snowing you won't see anything. For us the weather was so nice and the water so calm we could see gorgeous reflections of the mountains off the water. There is little we could say to describe the feeling of seeing such an amazing glacier… and with so many disappearing, this is something our children may not have the chance to see :(
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Since the water was so smooth and calm we were easily able to see that there were harbor seals lazily floating around on some of the ice floes!
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After a long day of shooting photos off the side of the boat we decided to eat dinner. We had a private table in the dining area and a nice waiter from Thailand. Everything looked amazing on the menu and Ruby started by ordering two appetizers, two soups, two entrees, two desserts and a bottle of wine. Without skipping a beat the waiter looks at Tony and asks “...and what will you be having sir?” This is why it’s nice to take a cruise…total indulgence, and by the way Ruby's order was for both of us! :)
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USA: Alaska: 6 Month Wedding Anniversary!

May 25, 2013

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It’s a little crazy traveling this far from home and still having cell phone and email access. It’s also a little crazy that the weather is better in Alaska than in New York. We only have a few hours in Anchorage before our bus departs to Whittier (all cruise ships set sail about 2 hours drive or train from town). We were up bright an early today and started with a walk down the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Not really what we were expecting... it was a nice paved bike trail along the river.
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We walked around practicing taking photos with our new camera until we meandered our way to the Weekend Market. Lunch consisted of something called Halibut Cheeks (we think it was just Halibut parts), an amazing crab soup and some sweet potato fries (you know Ruby can’t pass up on that). We’re starting to notice that Alaska has some interesting people…nice, but interesting. As we were eating a guy sat next to Ruby and hanging over his shoulder was a ferret…yes a ferret on a leash. He was nice enough to tell us all about the little guy and Ruby even got to hold him for a few. Unfortunately we couldn't hangout with rodents looking at arts and crafts all day so off we went to catch our bus out of town.
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There are several ways down to the cruise port but we decided on a small local company for $35 each. This option was much cheaper than going with the ship's Cruise Transport (Around $60 each) or renting a car (one direction $300). There's also a train to Whittier but we’re about to spend a week with these old people and the thought of being stuck on a train for another few hours really wasn’t that appealing. Whatever option you decide there is only one road along Turnagain Arm. If you’re lucky you can see dall sheep and beluga whales but at the very least you're sure to see some amazing vistas. On the way we stopped at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center about 30 minutes outside Anchorage. We would definitely recommend stopping at this location. It's the perfect place for a photo-op of Bears, Moose, Reindeer, Bison, Musk Oxen, Deer, Elk and even a bald eagle. We wish we could have stayed longer but our bus only made a short 45 min stop!
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Fun Fact: Reindeer is the domestic name for Caribou, there is no such thing as domestic Caribou.
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Another highlight of our drive was the short stop at Portage Glacier valley. Our first Alaskan Glacier complete with an iceberg filled lake over 600’ deep. We wanted to stay at this location longer but it was our turn to enter a 2.5 mile-long tunnel (Anton Anderson Memorial) to Whittier. The tunnel was designed for the train and is only about 12’ wide so cars and the train can only go one direction at a time. This is the only way in or out of Whittier. There's not a lot to do in this small town so we just walk around Whittier Harbor looking at fishing boats. If we had more time we would recommend hiking up and getting a good look at a glacier but remember what the locals say “it’s always shittier in Whittier” so Anchorage may be your better bet to stay dry.
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We boarded our ship and started our long boat ride down to Vancouver. What a great way to spend our 6 month wedding anniversary. By the way, you really lose track of time when the sun is up so late. We thought it was only around 7 or 8pm but it was already midnight by the time we walked back to our room.
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USA: Alaska: Talkative New Yorkers in Anchorage

May 24, 2013

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We are off to Alaska for a cruise on the Princess Sapphire. With all the adventure travel we do one would think we wouldn’t like cruises but we call it “Forced Relaxation”. Once you get on the boat you’re along for the ride. Nothing too crazy to prepare for the trip, just the normal questions: how much should we pack, how many bottles of wine will fit in our bags and how many shoes can Ruby fit in Tony’s bag?

Ruby travel tip: If you don’t have an “always pack” list saved on your phone you should definitely start one (and add to it when you forget something).
Once again it was raining in New York and all flights got delayed out of JFK! We learned that there really aren’t that many flights going to Alaska and spent most of our delay frantically calling Alaska Air asking about their next flight tomorrow and thinking about another long night sleeping at an airport. . . Luck was on our side though and we made it onto our flight to Alaska! At about 3am we woke up to an amazing glowing red sky outside the window (btw the average hours of sunlight up this far North in May is 19:55-24).
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We retrieved our bags and remarkably they didn’t smell like broken bottles of wine so Tony’s packing job must have been good. The Anchorage airport is small but nice and our shuttle soon arrived to pick us up. It was late at night and both of us thought our driver had been up just a little too long today. Tony kept talking to him so he wouldn’t shut his eyes and swerve off the road! He must have thought “man... people from New York are really talkative”. After a long day of travel we arrived to our hotel: The Guest House Inn. It’s nothing fancy but it’s clean, people are nice and it’s located just a short walk from the Weekend Street Market.

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USA: Miami: Layover for Conch and Indian Food—FOODIE ALERT

November 3, 2011

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We got up painfully early at 3:30AM, the time we should be GOING to bed when on vacation! This is the part that most people think of when they say they hate traveling. We grabbed a cab while contemplating over this magical trip and said our goodbyes to Quito.
We arrived at the airport with all the usual craziness we’ve come to expect from a South American airport (people cutting in line, no personal space, and an overall lack of communication between airline employees and customers). We can’t really complain because the plane was nice and we arrived at our layover safely. In Miami we had just enough time to run to our gate . . . well that, along with a quick stop a few gates over to grab some conch fritters (Ruby’s fave at the Miami airport). Mmmmm! I don’t know what it is about good food that will make us almost miss a flight but man was it worth it!

Back in New York we decided to keep with our budgeting ways and take the Air Train to the Subway to a bus with a little walking (for good measure)instead of opting for a taxi. It was a little confusing and after getting lost a few times we arrived safely at our car (that luckily still had all its windows and tires). We quickly met up with Christine, our friend Terri’s daughter, to grab our keys and drop off a few gifts. We hope she didn’t think that we didn’t want to hangout but it had been a long day and all we could think about was good food and our soft bed.

There is a great Indian restaurant in Queens called Delhi Palace on 75th and Broadway. We decided to eat there on our way home because we didn’t have any food at the house. It was sooo good that Ruby almost made herself sick from eating too much (update: the restaurant is now under new management so who knows how good it is now. . .). We arrived home around 9pm and quickly put our stuff away and crawled into bed. That was a lot of fun and tomorrow . . . reality! :)

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USA: New York: Happy Birthday Ruby

October 21, 2011

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Today was Ruby’s birthday and we spent most of it at work! :( We could tell you all about how New York drivers suck and how crazy people are on the East coast but we’re trying to keep this blog short. We celebrated with an amazing dinner at Terri and John’s house, complete with some delicious Italian food, chocolate cake, and a bottle of vino! Tony’s family even got online with us on Skype to sing Happy Birthday. . It was just perfect! The gorgeous scarf that Terri got Ruby for her birthday was wrapped so beautifully that Ruby almost didn’t want to unwrap it.

The spoiling continued with a personal sendoff to JFK. Upon arriving we realized that Ecuador starts at the gate! No matter where we travel we always notice that the country starts at the airport. South America is known for impatient people and who don’t like to form lines, so it came as no surprise when we got to the airport and it was sheer chaos at the ticket counter and gate!

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USA: Indiana: South Bend: Vicki and Brett's Wedding

July 22, 2011

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We were so excited to see the family after our long trip and there was no better place to meet up with everyone than South Bend Indiana for Tony’s baby sister Vicki’s wedding. We are so happy and excited for Vicki and Brett who actually met at Notre Dame during school! Everyone looked amazing, Joan, Tony’s mom looked fantastic as the mother of the bride. The wedding was held at the gorgeous chapel at Notre Dame. The ceremony was traditional Catholic and beautiful. All the Froude kids were absolutely adorable, especially Tony’s nieces and nephews--Samantha, Annika, Jimmy, and Gabe and we got quite a few good pictures of them.

Afterwards we all got down at the wedding reception! Let’s just say a lot of dancing ensued. Tony’s dad Jeff danced with Vicki to “Scotch and Soda” and Uncle Ed and Leann did some crazy disco moves! Ruby had fun catching up on all our adventures with the cousins Kara, Katie, Hilary and Kristin. We were so excited to see Aunt Pat, Jackie and Lillian too! Kira and Randi were pretty busy wrangling the kids! Luckily Kira had some help since her mom Joan was there too! Tony was in love with the groom’s cake that Brett picked out—it was in the form of a sub sandwich! Later on we had an after party at our hotel room where everyone got to catch up some more and we were so excited to finally empty our “toddler” and give everyone their “around the world” presents.

The next morning we all got together over brunch and popped open a bottle of Dom Perignon which Tony’s brother Jeffy and his wife Kira brought from France to celebrate the occasion! That was our first time tasting the stuff. . .no wonder it’s so expensive! We had to say our sad goodbyes to a bunch of the relatives who had to get back to their respective states and/or countries! CA, VA, NC TX, OK, France etc . . . . we wish we could have had more time with everyone but it was great while it lasted. We look forward to seeing everyone again around the holidays.

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USA: New York:Newton’s Big Apple Has Hit the Ground

May 26, 2011

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We arrived into Madrid at 5:30am and immediately headed to the hotel where we had left one of our bags. We quickly grabbed it and took the Metro directly to the airport. We were so proud of ourselves when we checked in for this last flight on our around the world trip. We had made it without having paid ANY excess or overweight baggage fees . . . that is until we got to security and realized we had forgotten to move the gourmet olive oil and marmalade we had bought for Jess and David into one of our checked bags!! :( Ruby was pretty upset and really didn’t want to have to throw these expensive things away so in her state of delirium she tried to give them away to fellow passengers—LUCKILY she didn’t escorted out by security! Instead she found a girl from Texas whose friend was seeing her off all the way to the security gates and Ruby happily handed the gifts off to her.

The security guards probably looked at our passports and decided we needed an extra security check—and on the x-ray machine they noticed that our alabaster vase from Luxor, Egypt had cracked :( Luckily these were the only two hiccups we had at the end of our trip. Our flight was pretty uneventful and we contentedly watched Gulliver’s Travels (the doll house scene is hilarious) and the new Karate Kid movie until the pilot said we would be landing at JFK in 30 minutes. . . and that’s when gravity started to have its effects (figuratively and literally) as we came back down to earth.

We were happy to see Tony’s dad Jeff as he picked us up at the airport. We immediately suffered through horrendous NY traffic on our way to Queens. You guys would never guess our first meal back in the states: White Castle. Yup, that’s right White Castle. Couldn’t have picked anything worse. We felt pretty ill eating that after all the delicious fresh, natural foods we had enjoyed on our trip. We thought we were dreaming when we saw a Chase Bank, Best Buy, Target, Radio Shack, and CVS all in the same block! Never has life been this convenient. It was like paradise. Funny how our perspective had changed.

That night we met Jeff’s friend Terri and her daughter Christine for a little bit and settled down at our friend Makeda’s house. She generously was allowing us to couch surf until we found our own place in Brooklyn. As usual, we weren’t ready to relax so we drove around researching the different neighborhoods in Brooklyn to figure out the parking situation at night! Ruby instantly wanted to go to her fave Italian spot in Park Slope so we ate dinner at Tutta Pasta. It was perfect but expensive (as we’re realizing most things are going to be after visiting so many third world countries). BTW, Happy Birthday Aunt Jackie!

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Dallas: Packing and Repacking and Packing and Repacking. . .

November 1, 2010

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We woke up early to say goodbye to everyone and counted our lucky stars that we did not catch the nasty colds that EVERYONE else had in the house and then started another road trip, this time heading down to Dallas Texas with Katie and Vicki. We had yummy Thai food with one of Tony’s best friends Ronnie and his wife and soon- to- be baby mama Daneale. We repacked our bags yet again (attempt #15) and sent the items that did not make the cut back to Oklahoma to be shipped out later . . . those pesky 3 oz liquid rules. . .

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