Zurich 28/7/16

Today is 2 years ago that my sisters and I started our first holiday overseas. I have added some photos and updated the blog post. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

3 Sisters Abroad

Such a long day, left home at 6.30 am in the morning of the 27/7/16 here in country Victoria.  Arrived at the airport at 9.30am, found a cafe where  I was able to charge my phone and have a cuppa and something to eat.  Had to wait till 12.30 pm to check in so it was a bit of a wait.    I struck up a conversation with the young guy next to me, he was from the states and was waiting for his flight to Perth where he would then do a trek over the Nullabor Plains with some friends.

That 3 hours went so quickly as we chatted.  Thank you to whoever you are 🙂

Checked in and noticed I had been put in a different seat  to what we had been allocated so I sent a text to Paula so when they checked in at Perth they…

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Lyon France – just a few more pics

    It was fascinating watching the young children play in the fountains.  We could have watched them for hours. The pools were crowded.  What else does one do on a hot day.  Wander around doing touristy things or going for a swim.  We did the tourist things. Im so glad we did.  You can …

Phew that was lucky!

After our tour of the Traboules and the old town of Lyon we were taken back to the ship for those who wanted lunch.  I was full from all the samples we had at the market. After cooling down we walked back into the city.  I had my cross body bag from Modipeller and Muriel …

Traboules Of Lyon

  In the 5th district or Vieux Lyon most of the streets run parallel to the river making it difficult to get from one street to the next without making huge detours.  So courtyards and passageway were designed making lots of shortcuts. This also helped the workers who would move their produce through these covered walkways. …

Scams in Paris – Tourist Scams to Watch Out For — elizabeth everywhere

Great post for anyone heading to Paris. What to watch out for.       Scams in Paris – Tourist Scams to Watch Out For Paris is a safe city, but like any large city, there are some things you need to watch out for when traveling to the French capital. I touched on scams …

Les Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse

Our next stop would be the famous Les Halles de Lyon - the food market. In 1859 Lyon  opened its doors to its first food market in a large metallic structure located at Place Cordeliers in the centre of the city known as the “Presqu’ile”.  100 years later they built a new market to represent their …