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Archive for the ‘Travel and Leisure’ Category

The city of a million melodies

03.14.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

12th March The city of a million melodiesTodays virtual tour with Claudia was interesting to hear stories about some of the wellknown composers of the past. VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi was born in Venice Italy which is where he spent most ...

Invercargill Bluff Oysters

03.13.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Since we cannot go to Stewart Island today our time has been freed up to do other things so we set off to explore around the area and leave the town and gardens for tomorrow.Tomorrow there is a running race from the Sandy Point Domain into town so we ...

Catlins Coast and Invercargill

03.12.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

A good and bad day. Firstly the bad. I've had bad toothache for the last few days and despite many tablets it is not improving so the first thing we did today was to find an emergency dentist and made an appointment for 3pm. That was good as it gave us ti ...

North Grant Park and Millennium Park

03.12.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

11th March North Grant Park and Millennium Park Grant Park's beginnings dates back to 1835 when citizens fearing commercial lakefront development lobbied to protect the open space. As a result the park's original area east of Michigan Avenue ...

Persepolis The Ancient Persian Empire

03.12.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

11th March Persepolis The Ancient Persian Empire PERSEPOLIS WAS ONCE THE RICHEST city on earth the glittering capital of the Achaemenid Empire. At the heart of the city lay the royal palace a wonder of gold and silver ivory and precious st ...