If you know me, you know I love going to the California State Fair! This year I wanted to pay close attention to accessibility at the Fair. In particular, I wanted to find out what challenges wheelchair-users have encountered.
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”
When my daughter and I decided to spend a week in NOLA in April, I told her one of my bucket list items was to go on a swamp tour. “Not me, Mom,” she said; she had no interest in going. But I wanted to go, and didn’t mind making a solo trip.
As we prepared for two trips – a family wedding in October and, a few months later, attendance at a cultural event – I found it necessary to make accessible lodging arrangements. I solicited the help of a travel agent for the second trip, knowing that hotels would be crowded and costly, and hoping sheContinue reading “Expert Travel Advice, Part 2 – Accessible Lodging”
Head over heels. In love? Well, no. Actually, it’s head-over-heels-over-head-over-heels, rolling down a grassy hill in a large inflatable plastic ball. The ZORB!
If you don’t like to read blogs where the author “sings their own praises,” then you’ll probably want to skip my post today. And probably Sunday’s too. (But after that, I will get back to talking about my travels. I promise!)