Travels

 

The way I see it, there is a great, big beautiful world out there - so why shouldn't I take time and explore and enjoy it? I' m doing just that, as you will see after reading my travel exploits through the years. I believe its time to broaden my excursions, so Europe, Asia and other parts of the world - Here I come!

Don't think I plan to leave the USA out of the travel plans - I still have lots of states to see. Here's what my past travel looks like:


Past Travel

Melbourne and Orlando,
Florida/ family reunion
[Summer, 1988]

Jamaica, West Indies (Montego Bay,
Ocho Rios, Kingston, Port Royal, St. Elizabeth, etc.)
& Orlando and Melbourne, Florida
- Seawind Beach Resort : Jamaica, WI &
Econo Lodge Orlando, International Drive :
Orlando, FL [August 24-September 3, 1990]

Phoenix, Arizona (including Tempe, Scottsdale,
Tucson and The Grand Canyon National
Park) & Santa Barbara, California (including
Anaheim and Los Angeles) - Days Inn : Phoenix, AZ
& the Vagabond Inn : Santa Barbara, CA
[August 28- September 2, 1992]

Cruise to Montego Bay, Jamaica
West Indies and Grand Cayman
Island (Ship: Regal Empress -
Regency Cruise Line)
[December, 1994]


Orlando, Florida (Walt DisneyWorld
Vacation - The Port Orleans Resort)
[December 20 - 23, 1995]

Nassau, Bahamas (New Providence
Island - including Nassau, Cable Beach and Paradise Island -
The Radisson Cable Beach Hotel and Golf Resort)
[January 2 - 6, 1996]

Southern California: Including Anaheim, Los Angeles
and Universal City (Walt Disney Annual Meeting: Arrowhead Pond of
Anaheim/Disneyland/ Universal Studios Hollywood - Carousel Inn &
Suites)
[February 24 - 28, 1997]

Cruise to Vancouver, Canada to Seward, Alaska and Motorcoach to
Anchorage, Alaska (sailing through and stops in Ketchikan, Juneau,
Skagway and Sitka, Alaska) (Ship : Jubilee \ Deck : Empress \
Cabin/Category : E1/9 - Carnival Cruise Lines)
[September 16 - 24, 1998]

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands : Including trips to St. John and
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and Virgin Gorda (the Baths) and
Norman Island (the ,Caves) British Virgin Islands - Wyndam
Hotels Sugar Bay Beach Plantation Resort
[December 6 - 12, 1998]

Orlando, Florida (Walt Disney World Vacation - The Grosvenor
Hotel , Courtyard by Marriott & Disney's Dixie Landings Resort)
[May 15 - 23, 1999]

Cozumel, Mexico - Allegro Resort Cozumel
[September 20-23, 1999]

Hawaii (Oahu, Kauai and Maui) Perillo Tours -
11 Day, 3 Island Tour (Oahu, HI - 4 days
/Sheraton Moana Surfrider Resort, Kauai, HI -
2 days/ Sheraton Kauai Resort, Maui, HI -
5 days/ Hyatt Regency Maui Resort)
[September 14 - 24, 2000]

Turks and Caicos Islands (Provincials -
Allegro Resort Turks & Caicos - All
Inclusive) [December 16 - 21, 2000]

Melbourne , Cocoa, Rockledge and Orlando,
Florida {Family reunion, visitations, Walt Disney World}
[Thursday July 19 - Sunday July 22, 2001]

Hamilton, Bermuda (Loughlands Guest House
& Cottage and Grotto Bay Beach Hotel)
[November 25 - December 1, 2001]

 

Travel Outside of Vacation for 2001

Louisville, KY {UPS facilities, Air hub and operations,
Hub 2000 - training and co-ordination of email account and
support transfer from the Louisville environment to the
corporate exchange environment}
[Sunday June 24 - Friday June 29]


Houston, TX
{Hospital vistations to see Mittie Lee Holmes, visiting family}
[Friday August 10 - Sunday August 12]

Houston, TX
{Mourning and the funeral of Mittie Lee Holmes}
[Tuesday September 4 - Sunday September 9]

 

Scotland (Glasgow {Novotel Glasgow Centre and Jurys Hotel},
Isle of Skye {Dunollie}, & Inverness {Ramada Jarvis Inverness},
Braemar/Altens-Aberdeen {Thistle Aberdeen Altens} and
Edinburgh {Royal Terrace})
Globus GG Bonnie Scotland 9 day tour
[Sunday September 29 – Monday October 7, 2002]

Houston and Galveston, TX(Houston { }) - Graduation and celebration
of Norissa Holmes from Houston Community College,
visit with Holmes Family, visit to Galveston
[May 10-11, 2003]

Switzerland (Zurich {Moevenpick Zuerich Airport Hotel},
St. Moritz – Pontesina and the Reseg Glacier & {Best
Western Albana}, Lugano {Holiday Inn City Centre},
Tasch, Zrmatt Gornergrat {Alex}, Lake Geneva {Alpha
Palmiers}, Berne, Lucerne – Mount Pilatus {Grand Hotel
Europe}); Liechtenstein Principality and Italy (Lake Como,
Stresa, Isola Bella) – accessing the following lakes:
Lake Zurich, Lake Whalen, Lake Como, Lake Lugano,
Lake Maggiore, Lake Geneva
Globus ZG Switzerland 9 day tour
[Friday September 26 – Saturday October 4, 2003]

Atlanta, Smyrna, Alpharetta, Stone Mountain and Marietta,
Georgia & 2004 Holmes Family Reunion ({Holiday Inn Express Galleria})
– including visits to The King Center, Stone Mountain Park, UPS I.S.
Windward Datacenter Facility, Greater Community Church of God
in Christ (Bishop Chandler D. Owens, Pastor)
[Thursday July 15 – Monday July 19, 2004]

Munich, Germany ({Ambiance Rivoli}); Prague, Czech Republic
({Dorint Don Giovanni]); & Budapest, Hungary ({Radisson SAS Beke});
Vienna ({Hilton Vienna Danube}) and Salzburg ({Renaissance Salzburg}),
Austria Globus RS Imperial Splendors 11 day tour - {5 countries: Germany,
Chech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary and Austria}
[Saturday September 25 – Tuesday October 5, 2004]

Ireland (Dublin {Clarion (SF), Hilton (SF)}, Ennis {Temple Gate (F)},
Tralee {Brandon (F)}, Waterford {Tower (F)}, Dublin {Burlington (SF)})
Globus Introduction to Ireland 8 day tour
[Monday October 17 - Monday October 24, 2005]

Dover, DE (Dover {Days Inn Dover Downtown }) - Thanksgiving dinner and Holmes Family
mini - reunion at Kelley home, visiting Delaware
[November 23 - 26, 2006]

England/Great Britain UK (London {Central Park Hotel }, {Park Inn Hotel (Heathrow) },
Westminster, Windsor, Stonehenge, Bath)
Gate 1 Travel 6 Day London Culture & Theatre Tour
[Saturday October 25 – Saturday November 1, 2008]

Dover, DE (Dover {Days Inn Dover Downtown }) - Funeral of Ernest Edward Kelley (uncle)
Kelley home, Pentecostals of Dover church, and Sharon Hills Memorial Gardens for interment
[December 11 - 12, 2009]

Washington, DC (Lincoln Memorial area) - March on Washington, D.C. for jobs, justice, education -
hosted by Fountain Baptist Church - sponsored by the NAACP and OneNationWorkingTogether.org
[October 2, 2010]


Here's what my future plans are so far:

2002 Scotland

2003 Switzerland

2004 Germany, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary and Austria; Georgia, USA

2005 Ireland

2008 England/GB, UK

2010 Thailand, Morocco

2011 Norway

2012 China

2013 Turkey and Greece


2014 Morocco


Other locations of interest:

Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Peru, Amsterdan, Spain & Portugal, France, Poland, Russia, Canada, South America


To revisit the following:

California, Alaska, Hawaii, USA; Scotland; Switzerland; other areas of Europe; Caribbean

 

 

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