Tag Archives: Day Trip

Another Birthday Comes and Goes

Last year this time I was traveling through Spain and Portugal with my family after having celebrated a big birthday in Tuscany.  I can hardly believe a whole year has gone by but when I think back to all the … Continue reading

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Maroubra to Bondi Beach Walk

LW had just one full day left in Sydney before returning to her cold and wintery London, and understandably she wanted to get in a beach day.  Since I was keen on walking from Maroubra to Bondi Beach we decided … Continue reading

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Spit Manly or Manly Spit?

A tropical cyclone named Oswald caused severe flooding in Queensland over the weekend and here in Sydney it rained for two days straight.  I think Americans would call this a hurricane or a tropical storm, but a quick internet search … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre: Trains, Boats, and Automobiles

On Thursday, September 6 at 8AM, our group of 12 set off for a drive out to the Italian coast (Lynnie stayed home- we missed you!).  I’d been hanging around the villa for the most of the week but this … Continue reading

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Calle de los Suspiros, Uruguay

There are many Spanish words I love.  Suspiros is one of them.  Suspiros.  I like all the “S”es and when I say the word slowly I can feel the air in the “oo” roll up from my chest as if … Continue reading

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