15 Films Tag

My wonderful blogging friend  Cheila did this Tag the other day and as I read hers I was like "I must do this".  So here is my list.   Favourite Film I have too many to make one stand out.  So I will be doing the same as Cheila did. 1  Happiness Never Comes Alone - …

Whats in the suitcase?

    Hello everyone, hope your well today.  It's a bit warm here in Australia, we are expecting 41 deg cel today, so I am already under the air-conditioner . Turned it on at 8am! I forgot to mention that I also had in my backpack a hooded raincoat, that I had folded neatly at …

Packing my back pack!

Packing my back pack was so much harder than the suitcase.  I had my passport and travel papers in the nice wallet the Tour Company sent.  A small clear zip lock bag with my moisturizer and lip balm, and I also had some face wipes. My phone and its charger.,  travel plug, the charger for …

Goodbye Cruise Hello Paris

Waking up on the Friday with mixed emotions.  We had been on this ship for 7 days, it was like home away from home.  The crew had looked after our every whim,  always with a  smile on their face.  Our housekeeper especially.  He lives in Malaysia, has a wife and 2 very young children, however, …

Bikes a great mode of transport

Making our way back to the Ship on the Thursday night in Amsterdam one of our friends had a close call with a bike.  Tanya stepped onto the RED path which is for bikes  and next minute our gallant cruise director grabbed her out of harms way.  Of course in the book/movie he will lift …

Coffee Shop or Koffee Shop?

Did you know the Dutch are the worlds biggest coffee drinkers! So whats the difference between a coffee shop and a Koffee shop? A Koffee shop (coffee shop) is where you can legally buy soft drugs - marijuana or hashish. Space cakes - cakes made with marijuana in them. Often take longer to kick in …

Red Light Area – De Wallen – Amsterdam

Our last night on the cruise would be in Amsterdam.  Our cruise director had told us that if we wanted to he would take us on a tour of the Red Light Area.  So at 9.15 about 40 people all crowded into the reception area of the ship. He gave us a few tips on …

Organic Dutch Dairy Farm

Our next stop after the windmills was to visit an organic dairy Farm.   We were shown the workings of an organic dairy farm.  On the farms the cows are in huge sheds for most of the year due to the weather.  Today they were out feeding on the lush grass. In the background of …