June had travelled to Tel Aviv many times for work but never really had time to explore too much. As this looked like being her last trip (redundancy imminent) we decided to tag on a few days so as Bob could join her and see some of the sites.
Tel Aviv is a city of contrasts and probably … Read more
Honeymoon in Peru
Our Honeymoon was 2011 however this was previously hosted on Blogger
Friday, 20 May 2011
Almost ready to go.
Well we have the house sitter arranged ( well can’t let the grass and plants die can we?) and almost packed. Did Paddington really have this much stuff when he left deepest darkest Peru? I somehow doubt it. … Read more
Thursday 22 August – starting the holiday in style!
Thanks to our Amex credit card and June’s previous work travel we get to use the BA Lounge at Heathrow and travel business class on the upper deck of the plane to Nairobi. Champagne and gin cocktails – don’t mind if we do!
We arrived a couple of days … Read more
For the past few years we have tried to do something a little different when going away.
This year I booked a Shepherd’s Hut near Wells in Somerset.
It didn’t have mains electricity but did have USB charging sockets. Well we would need to charge our phones at least 🙂… Read more
From -23C to + 27C in 24 hours!
Week one – the cold bit.
2nd February 2019
For once not a stupidly early start for our annual jaunt with the Woods as late morning we headed to Gatwick for our flight to Tromso in northern Norway. Yes, northern Norway in late February! This is our continued hunt for the … Read more
A week’s cycling in Jordan – November 2018
We fancied doing something different so booked a week’s cycling trip covering the highlights of Jordan through Explore holidays. Being November it wasn’t go to be too hot and having done a 90 mile charity ride in October the cycling didn’t look too strenuous so a gentle week of mixing two … Read more
Usual departure routine with Bob leaving home at lunchtime, June leaving work at 5pm and meeting up again at Ashford International railway station. A quick trip down the motorway soon saw us at Eurotunnel for our crossing to Calais. Luckily this time we had already decided to go no further than Citie Europe as the trains were all … Read more
Until we get some text up here is a map of our travels.
2 Nov 2017
Overnight flight from London to Buenos Aires – a long 13+ hours but with it taking off just as we would normally go to bed and having the extra space of emergency exit seats, we both managed some sleep. The couple of glasses of wine taken in the BA Lounge prior to take off might also have … Read more
A few photos… Read more
After a long but uneventful flight where we discovered Greenland from the air we landed in the US to the usual queues at immigration. We stayed at the Handlery Union Square hotel a huge sprawling hotel which is in a great location for shopping and the cable cars.
Our first impression of San Francisco was dirty, smelly with lot … Read more
Finally managed to get a few photos on-line
The map below will be updated now with photos as we go..Just zoom in and click on the camera icons.