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At last Antarctica

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

We'd wanted to come to the Antarctic for maybe 50 years. It had never seemed possible but here we are well below the Antarctic Circle at latitude 68 south on the MS ExpeditionWe've just navigated a tricky channel known as the gullet twisting ...

Chiangmai Singapore Zurich …. the road home……

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

It's a Monday morning in Chiangmai ...... and my last Monday here for this trip. The sands of time are visibly running out now and each day is precious. How shall I fill it Well Monday morning was filled with finishing off my last blog and downloading ph ...

Christchurch since the 2011 quake

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

This was probably a pretty city prior to the quake but there is now sadly lots of areas which time and money have not allowed to be rebuilt. It is happening slowly but there are lots of car parking places which are essentially where buildings were and sti ...

To Pekanbaru from Singapore Mar 2020

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Friday 6th March 2020The trip to Pekanbaru was put together some three weeks ago with H during a friend's gathering. Torn between Kuantan in Malaysia and Pekanbaru in Sumatra we decided on the latter for a fresh perspective. We flew off on Fri ...

NR Workaway 2020

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Tag 3 Do 12.3 Tagesbesuch in CarcassonneHeute mussten wir wieder frher aufstehen. Nach einem Frhstck aus franzsischen Backwaren abgepackten Pain au lait und Schokopudding liefen wir zum Bahnhof. Dort nahmen wir einen Regionalzug nach Carc ...

NR Workaway 2020

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Tag 4 Freitag 13.3. ValnciaWir schliefen aus und wurden von lautem Tumult geweckt. Eine Horde Kinder tobte vorbei und irgendwer schlug mit einem Hammer das Haus kaputt. Nein Quatsch aber so hrte es sich zumindest an. In der Kche suchten wi ...

Agra famous for…

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Our drive back to Jodhpur for our overnight train to Agra was such a contrast to the drive three days previously as it was Holi and there were hardly any vehicles on the road... still plenty of cows and goats though. Our driver stopped at a beer shop sayi ...

Around the Adriatic Croatia Dubrovnik Monday 2019 April 1

03.14.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Flying to Frankfurt was uneventful luckily aided by the empty seat between me and the other virtually silent fellow in the aisle seat. I think I really slept for about an hour during a short night of trying to persuade my brain to be still. The long walk ...