QUEENSLAND OUTBACK ROAD TRIP, AUSTRALIA

We did this a couple of years ago. I decided to now start recording our travels. Enjoy the read. Our Queensland Outback Trip started with at three hundred and sixty kilometre trip threw Dalby and Chinchilla, then twenty kilometers north of Miles to Possum Park. What you will notice upon arrival, during World War II Possum […]

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SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE STOPOVER . Singapore is known as a bustling metropolis that also happens to be one of the cleanest and safest cities of its size in the world. You’ll find historic sites like the Thian Hock Keng temple, superlative shopping (including gargantuan malls) and numerous beaches. First thing we did after dropping off the bags […]

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PARIS, FRANCE

LAST STOP OF EUROPEAN TOUR PARIS Man, where do we even begin.  Paris was the most awestruck, the most wide-eyed, and the happiest. We spent the day wandering among some of the main attractions, stopping for café lattes and macaroons, shopping in the boutique stores and generally loving every corner of this gorgeous city. In […]

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ORLEANS, FRANCE

On the move again and heading along the Loire, passing the castles of Amboise and Chaumont. We then stopped into Orleans before reaching Paris. Orleans is an interesting and important town on the Loire River, and the main city in both the Loiret department and also the Centre (Loire valley) region. Situated south of Paris and east […]

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BORDEAUX – POITIERS, FRANCE

BORDEAUX . It was a change of scenery as we traveled into France across Gascony for an orientation of Bordeaux, the wine capital of France. We then traveled farther north by way of the Cognac area to Poitiers, of Black Prince  fame. There is no touristic season in Bordeaux. Only December is lighter with tourists. […]

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BURGOS TO BILBAO

BURGOS We began this morning with a nice breakfast and on the bus heading towards the town of Burgos. The extraordinary Gothic cathedral of Burgos is one of Spain’s glittering jewels of religious architecture.  It looms large over the city and skyline. On the surface, conservative Burgos seems to embody all the stereo­types of a […]

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MADRID, SPAIN

MADRID   One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world is Madrid, Spain. This is largely in part due to Madrid being one of the most fun cities in the world. Madrid has something for all ages and all tastes, and I’m not just talking food. The city is rich in arts, culture, history, […]

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