Category Archives: Travel Theme

Happy 2: Fun at the Maritime Museum

A trip to the Maritime museum on Melbourne Cup Day was a good idea. No-one else was interested in wandering around old boats and lighthouses and we virtually had the museum to ourselves. When we bought our tickets we were … Continue reading

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Eton Beach Efate: Silent Sunday

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Peek in the Dordogne: Weekly Photo Challenge

Our first peek into a time 12,000 – 30,000 years ago when paleolithic man roamed the hills and lived in the caves we can see in the limestone cliffs we are looking at.   As we explored the countryside we … Continue reading

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An Australian’s Perspective of Vernal in Europe: Thursday’s Special

Melting Snows Spring brings life From the succulent lush new shoots of grass, emerging blooms and shoots on trees but for an Australian in Europe in the Spring joy is to be had in being able to visit tourist hot … Continue reading

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Shore Excursion 2: Auckland

We arrived in Auckland, on the North Island of New Zealand, early in the morning. Again we had not organised any tours. Most of the tours outside of Auckland were to places we had previously visited and we opted to … Continue reading

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The Road Taken: #Weekly Photo Challenge

Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. J. R. R. Tolkien In response to WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

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Shore Excursion 1: The Bay of Islands

Our cruise followed the New Zealand coast line (in international waters so that gambling and drinking could be carried out on ship without penalty) with our first port of call being the Bay of Islands. We woke up as we … Continue reading

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