Senior Adventures

Marching to terra cotta army’s fascinating beat

Aug 30th, 2017 | By
Marching to terra cotta army’s fascinating beat

Seattle has been lucky enough to be one of two cities chosen to view the amazing Terracotta Army. This collection of terracotta sculptures depicts the armies of Qin She Huang, the first emperor of China.  The army was buried with the Emperor in 10 B.C. to protect him in the afterlife. We started our exploration
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Traveling with dementia is possible

Aug 1st, 2017 | By

 Just the phrase “traveling with dementia” brings on many, sometimes overwhelming, emotions — especially if you are the person responsible for making the decision and then going on the trip. Sadly, some may result in keeping the person with dementia from experiencing enjoyment and giving the caregiver very special good feelings. There is so much
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Short voyage is long on fun

Jul 3rd, 2017 | By

Sometimes you can do the smallest thing and it makes all the difference in the world. We took a small group on Holland America’s Amsterdam for an overnight cruise from Vancouver to Seattle. A nice drive to Vancouver (a couple took Amtrak), and then onto the ship for the cruise back. You are transported into
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Ten days at sea and five on Hawaiian Islands

Jun 21st, 2017 | By
Ten days at sea and five on Hawaiian Islands

When you think of cruising, you usually think about what ports of call you will be visiting. You don’t normally think about spending long days at sea.  In prior years, we have gone to Hawaii and rented a house in one location for two weeks. This year, we decided to take a 15-day cruise out
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