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Travel Series

Posts about travelling, locations and photos.

Palace at Versailles.

Versailles is just simply opulent. It's definitely worth visiting, if anything, to see what excessive wealth gets you. No wonder the peasants decided to rock up at the palace gates.  I'm sure it's much more complex than that, though I'd... Continue Reading →

Montparnasse and Place d’Italie

After settling in and finding my way to Neuilly, we headed to Montparnasse 360 to take in the great view of Paris.  It costs about 13 Euros to take the elevator to the top, where there is an enclosed viewing... Continue Reading →

Weekend trip to Paris.

I think the thing that I most love about where I'm currently living is the access to the quick getaway. Never in my life have I ever had the opportunity to say "Let me just duck to Paris for the... Continue Reading →

More on the Bourne Identity travel guide.

Just a post script. You can use any movie as a travel guide, but I liked Bourne Identity because it covers so many locations of cities I've enjoyed.  (And Berlin is up there as one of my favourite cities in... Continue Reading →

The Bourne Identity travel guide

I'm sitting at home watching The Bourne Identity with the family. This is the Matt Damon version. Not sure if people remember but there was a Richard Chamberlain version of The Bourne Identity. When I last watched this movie (Matt... Continue Reading →

Bleating lambs.

April is lambing season. There are lots of these cute creatures about.  They are so-ooo cute, the way they bleat pitifully for their mother, the way hope skip and jump about the place.  We spent quite a bit of time... Continue Reading →

Beatrix Potter’s House called Hill Top

I have to say that going to Beatrix Potter's house on Hill Top has to be one of the loveliest experiences I've had so far in England.  I've not been much of a Beatrix Potter fan, not much of a... Continue Reading →

MacDonald Old England Spa Hotel

We stayed in this hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere during our trip to the Lake District.  I had found it on Trip Adviser and quite frankly could not go past the review that said "Expensive but well worth... Continue Reading →

Cardiff in a blink of an eye.

Ducked into Cardiff, Wales for a brief trip for work in May. Three hours and a bit on the train later, and I was there. Wales is very proud of their language and I love it that it's everywhere.  That's... Continue Reading →

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