Our last full day in Porto would be visiting Gondomar and a workshop and museum of Filigree. So, what is Filigree? "Filigree is intricate metalwork. Usually with very fine strands of gold or silver or both that is twisted then applied to a frame of various shapes, filling them with a delicate tracery. The foundry … Continue reading Filigree demonstration and workshop
In less than 2 weeks Muriel and I will be heading to Europe. To be more specific Portugal and Spain. Paula will be home recuperating from a knee replacement. As most of our readers know that I have many chronic illness'. So travel takes a bit more effort and forward planning. I just … Continue reading Tips on traveling with a chronic illness
The last few days I have read two wonderful posts on "Things I always carry in my bag" and I thought to myself why not do a post on this. The Happiest Pixel and Cheila's Blog is where I first read this post. How on earth do some men get away with just carrying a wallet in a … Continue reading Things I always carry in my bag
I was flying to Perth for a few days before heading to France with my sister Muriel. It was so we could have a catch up with Paula who unfortunately was not going to be coming with us. I was driven to the airport bus and encountered my first little issue. It was cold while … Continue reading The start of the holiday
My wonderful blogger friend Bea over at https://beafreee.com recently did this amazing Travel Tag. Please go and check her blog out. When I saw the Travel Tag post I was like " yes I must do this one" WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE THAT YOU HAVE VISITED? So many places over the years. The Grand Canyon, The … Continue reading Travel Tag
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 … Continue reading Packing my back pack!