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Do we have to leave Portugal so soon

01.12.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

It's our last day in Portugal and I'm feeling like I should have planned a few more days here. My first impressions were true and I'd love to explore other parts of the country. But Spain awaits and we packed our bags. Before leaving we took a boat out o ...

Around the World in 90 Days

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

This is a very ambitious trip.15 countries 16 flights a cruise and many many opportunities for plans to go awry.The first came when South African Airlines cancelled our flight from Frankfurt to Johannesburg with no warning resulting in a misse ...

Day 1 A 43 Hour Day

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Pre warning this first blog is for the 10th of January which lasted 43 hours for us so its a little long. Honestly I kept looking at the date and going really Its STILL the 10th of January. So youve been warned.We left Brisbane a ...

Guernsey South and West

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Dear AllGreetings again I believe I last left off having just arrived back from the stark island of Sark after an amazing two days of rural island explorations. My third day of my trip was my first full day of explorations this time on the comparati ...

Madeira Funchal in the Sunshine

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Madeira Blog 8th January 2020We left Southampton on the 4th January heading to the balmier waters initially of Madeira before we head across the pond to even more calmer waters.Four sea days to Madeira and the six sea days to our first Caribbean po ...

San Antonio Valparaiso and Santiago

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Our cruise came to a rather abrupt end when we couldn't moor at Puerto Montt because of an approaching weather system. Storms are not called storms any more but weather systems. The captain made the decision to run for home before the storm otherwise w... ...

A Bad Start in Varanasi

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Our Air India flight to Varanasi was delayed and we eventually got airborne an hour later than planned. The Khajuraho airport was large and modern but with no food outlets too many boarding pass or security checks and only two boarding gates strangely e ...

Beaches cliffs and a little history

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Walking on the beach looking over tall cliffs onto aqua colored crashing waves and walking where the early explorers went to school...what more can you ask for in a day Throw in some fishing boats a lighthouse or two and a fortress and that was our d ...

Madagascar Part 5 Morondava to Antananarivo

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

After Baobab Avenue we drove about an hour toward Morondava a coastal town where we would stay the night. We made a stop at the local pharmacy in town most of us had gotten sick at some point by the end of the trip. The town was bustling and we turned ...

Vietnam Saigon Ho Chi Minh The tunnels

01.11.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Our trip to Vietnam starts with an 11hr Drive border crossing. On the way there I'm reminded of how utterly crazy some of the wild wild west driving you see in Cambodia. There's a motorbike and small trailer pulling some Air Con units. Instead of tyin ...