Monthly Archives: April 2018

Vacations are expensive, but two purchases will comprise the majority of your spending: travel and lodging. Flights are very temporary—sure, you
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    • Volcanos and Penguins and Wine Oh My
      The 28 or so hours traveling here has proven to be more than worth itWhile the flight from Houston to Santiago was overnight and in the dark the three hours from Santiago to Punta Arenas were spent winging over the Andes. Amazing is a word overused i
    • Szentendre Hungary
      15th February Szentendre Hungary Szentendre is 23Km north of Budapest. We started our tour on the shores of the Danube river at the gate of the Danube Bend.It was interesting to note the different levels of the river bank that act as flood d
    • Other beauty spots in Genova
      VILLETTA DI NEGRO A waterfall in a park in the centre of Genova. The park also houses the Edoardo Chiossone Oriental Art Museum in a reconstructed villa. PASSEGGIATA DI CORSO ITALIA A long promenade where people can run walk or rollerblade
    • Hollywood Walk of Fame
      12th February The Walk of Fame Hollywood The man credited with the idea for creating a Walk of Fame was E. M. Stuart who served in 1953 as the volunteer president of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce he proposed the Walk as a means to maint
    • Day 1 of our 'virtual' bike ride Clitheroe to Lourdes 23.1 miles
      So today was our day to set off to Hull to catch the ferry We set off after an early lunch hoping this would be the warmest part of the day. It was but it was still freezing and there was a very cold brisk south easterly wind. Our actual route was up to
    • Winter sunshine in Amsterdam
      13th February Amsterdam It doesnt happen very often in the past decade the Amsterdam canals have frozen only twice in 2012 and 2018 so when it does locals and visitors alike venture out onto the ice in full force to experience somet
    • A Mistake Visiting Myanmar
      Last week's events in Myanmar are deeply disturbing. It leads me to question my visit there a few years ago with Mr. Mike. We had a great experience met some interesting people and thought we were helping locals become employed in the tourist infrastru