Claude Monet’s Garden

Claude Monet's garden and house is in Giverny Normandy.  We have all seen the photos of the garden on the internet, Museums. To actually be there and see all the different colors and flowers is one of the greatest things anyone can do.  At the previous post I said I wasn't into flower arranging but that … Continue reading Claude Monet’s Garden

Chateau de Bizy

It was only a very short drive in the coach to Chateau de Bizy.  Hidden behind trees in a huge estate is Bizy Castle.  The castle and the park surrounding Bizy is under monumental protection and features water gardens of the baroque splendors of the 18th century.   The famous stables still home for a … Continue reading Chateau de Bizy

Travel by Numbers

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Travel Tuesday –

it’s all about the numbers…and a quote

Are numbers a big part of your life?  How does 108 days away from home sound to you?  Could you do it?

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Well I can tell you that numbers play a big part in the life of a Mathematician, and when said Mathematician also happens to be one’s husband and travelling companion, they can take on a life of their own.

So here are a few numbers we crunched while on the last leg of our amazing odyssey,in which we bravely set out to travel for over 3 months from Australia to Europe and home again. I hope you enjoy reading 🙂

Travel by Numbers

108 days away from home

3 months 16 days

15 weeks 3 days

10 countries visited

22 different rooms

21 beds

13 flights

4 trains

9 Trams

18 buses

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Panoramic Sightseeing Tour of Paris & River Cruise

  I should have read the brochure properly. In 2016 when  in Paris and had a morning sightseeing tour of Paris, our coach stopped  many times for loo (Australian for toilet, bathroom )stops, coffee stops and opportunity to take photos. This time we were whizzed around the sites of Paris, look left look right, it … Continue reading Panoramic Sightseeing Tour of Paris & River Cruise

The TGV is fast! Lyon to Paris in less than 2 hours!

Excitement and sadness filled the air as our cruise along the Rhone had ended. We would be heading to Paris on the TGV - which translates to very very fast. Our coaches arrived to take us to the Lyon Part-Dieu railway station. Wow such a busy train station.  We had been warned that pick pockets … Continue reading The TGV is fast! Lyon to Paris in less than 2 hours!