Category Archives: Observations

Suez the Mediterranean and Home.

Our final port of call was Lisbon, a beautiful city laid out on hills. The main part of the city is served by trams old and new and they have a good train service to nearby towns that are equally picturesque, Continue reading

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A trip in Mumbai.

The lights changed against us and I braced myself for stopping, but NO! Our little old taxi driver, white beard flapping in the wind, accelerated as four lanes of traffic started to cross the junction towards our little taxi, all honking their horns in unison. Continue reading

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Port Klang, Malaysia.

I say rain, but it was really an enormous bucket of water that someone just poured over the city, I think all the water droplets had been joined up. Continue reading

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Phu My, Viet Nam

On the island we were taken to a family home, where the family members offered refreshments. They along with local people sang 5 Vietnamese songs, accompanied on weird looking musical instruments. Continue reading

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Halong Bay, Vietnam visit

We went around tight corners and up a steep hill until we ended up at the very top, in someone’s back-garden by mistake. Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Hong Kong

Our coffees and pancakes arrived, large and looking good, each one the size of a side plate. The pancakes were fresh warm and melted in the mouth with a buttery flavour. The fruit compote was zingy and the large helping of soft ice cream was just delicious, it made our mouths tingle. Continue reading

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Leaving Shanghai

Freak reflections creeping round on our walls. Continue reading

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