Our last afternoon in Porto. We decided to just let our feet take us around Porto. Dark rain clouds were looming so we wore our rain jackets. It was also very cold. We came across a market selling local wares and this is where the rain started falling. Porto is very hilly with most streets … Continue reading An afternoon in Porto
In the last few months our blog has been nominated for not one but 3 awards. Actually one of these The Sunshine Blog Award was from last year. I mean how bad is that. The blog gets nominated and I do nothing! The First Sunshine Blog Award was from thegotogirlsblog last year. The Second … Continue reading – Leibster and Sunshine Awards
The afternoon after our jumper shopping expedition in Regua we set sail for the town of Barca D'Alva. The following day we would be heading to Salamanca. Some of us went to the top deck to see the 3 bridges in all their glory. The sun was shinning. Yet the wind chill factor must have … Continue reading Barca D’Alva and a wee bit of Lemon juice and a ton of whiskey!
3 flights and many hours later we arrived safely in Porto. Our flights from Australia were ok. I think I actually slept a bit. Which is not the normal for me. I flew from Melbourne to Singapore and Muriel from Perth to Singapore. We then flew from Singapore to Frankfurt. We had a couple of … Continue reading First Day in Porto for the sisters
Have you ever thought of going on a river cruise? If not why not? You may very well change your mind once you read this. This cruise would be our fourth river cruise and our first with Scenic. From the moment we stepped on board we knew this cruise was going to be amazing. This … Continue reading A River Cruise, Why Not!
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
Back in January Muriel, myself, her son Chris and his girlfriend did a two-day trip of the Great Ocean Road here in Victoria. Monday saw the 4 of us line up in Chris's car to board the Ferry from Sorrento to Queenscliff. The trip takes about 40 mins The cars line up to board … Continue reading Great Ocean Road
Wow...its 2019 in this part of the world. A lot of you are still in 2018. So this year brings a bit of travel for us. A couple of days with my sister Muriel and her son Christopher and his girlfriend. I have to be quiet where we are going as I don't think Muriel … Continue reading Happy New Year – 2019
Rouen is the capital of Normandy. So many famous people had also been to Rouen, Joan of Arc, Gustave Flaubert, Pierre Corneille, William the Conqueror, Claude Monet…of course those most famous - Muriel and Bree from 3 sistersabroad. (tongue in cheek) We had the whole afternoon and evening to explore Rouen after our trip to … Continue reading Rouen – A step back in time.
Our cruise ship had docked early in the morning at Caudebec-en-Caux. Once we had lunch on board after our visit to the Pays d'aude Region we had a free afternoon to explore Caudebec-en-Caux. It was a Saturday afternoon and most things were closed. However, we managed to find some very interesting things. Caudebec-en-Caux during … Continue reading Caudebec-en-Caux