When I saw Carrieanna’s photos of Tracy Arm Fjord (from her 2013 Alaskan cruise), I remember thinking “Oh, that’s pretty scenery.” It looked like a nice location, but I did not feel deeply moved. That all changed when I saw Tracy Arm Fjord for myself in May.
Did You Know? The MS Foundation publishes a quarterly magazine, MS Focus, for the purpose of inspiring and empowering “those affected by MS with the information necessary to make the most complete and educated decisions concerning their healthcare.” The Winter 2016 edition of the magazine focused on “Making Travel with MS More Accessible.” We areContinue reading “Making Travel More Accessible”
Carrieanna’s first cruise experience was with her Aunt Vicki three years ago – you can read about it here – when they went to Alaska with a Multiple Sclerosis Foundation group on the Celebrity Solstice. She found she loved cruising, and when MSF announced a cruise to the Caribbean in January of 2014 she askedContinue reading “Alaskan Cruise 2016 – The Highlights”
Called “Alaska’s First City,” perhaps because it is the first port cruise ships visit on their way up the Inside Passage, Ketchikan is the southernmost city in Alaska. Located 700 miles north of Seattle and 235 miles south of Juneau, Ketchikan is known for its rainy skies, lush island setting, and abundance of totem poles.
A recent wedding in the Santa Cruz area gave me an opportunity to visit California’s oldest State Park, Big Basin Redwoods State Park. “Established in 1902, Big Basin Redwoods is California’s oldest state park. In the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains, its biggest attractions—literally—are its ancient coast redwoods. Some of these giants are moreContinue reading “California’s Big Basin Redwoods State Park”
One of the many benefits of living in Northern California is the close proximity to the beach! It’s just a three-hour drive from Sacramento to Monterey County and its well-known attractions, including Fisherman’s Wharf, the Aquarium, the scenic views of 17-Mile Drive, and the monarch butterflies of Pacific Grove. But 15 miles north / northeastContinue reading “Moss Landing – A Hidden Treasure in Monterey County, California”
Taking advantage of the spring-like weather in the Sacramento valley, I recently spent an afternoon at the UC Davis Arboretum. I have visited many times over the past few years, enjoying the ever-changing flora, the frequent sightings of birds and other creatures, and the peaceful, meditative ambiance of this Yolo County treasure.
Visiting one of the “Cities of the Dead” was high on my “must-do in New Orleans” list. Our hotel was in the Garden District, so while Amanda was doing homework I went exploring, camera in hand, and found Lafayette Cemetery No. 1. I visited midmorning on a Saturday and found very few people there –Continue reading “City of the Dead – Lafayette Cemetery No. 1”
We just received word from UKSMobility.com that they find Anything Is Possible Travel Blog worthy of their “15 Disability Travel Blogs That Will Inspire You” Award! We feel very honored to have this recognition, and hope to continue to be a source of travel inspiration to others. Please click on the link above, take aContinue reading “We feel very honored …”
Because “visit a plantation” was one of Amanda’s bucket list items, I asked her to share her thoughts about our tour of Laura, a Creole plantation located along Great River Road in Vacherie, about 35 miles southwest of New Orleans.