Welcome

Hi.  I’m Marie and you are very welcome to HopsSkipsandJumps.     If you are reading this you are probably like me – happiest when planning your next trip (or 2…  or 3….!) I’m a very unlikely victim of a travel bug.   Firstly,  the gene pool – my parents were of that generation that only […]

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SILENT SUNDAY

Before the summer rush!…….. ……..early July, Sithonia Peninsula, Greece.

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2022

Some well-placed benches to soften the climb – back street, Thessaloniki, Greece…. XingfuMama posts every Friday morning. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture of the view. *Add a tag “Pull up a […]

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My Top 10 of Everything: Highlights of the Wild and Beautiful Akamas Peninsula.

Where? Tucked away in the northwest corner of Cyprus, the relative inaccessibility of the Akamas Peninsula has helped maintain its natural beauty and high biodiversity. While the increasingly popular day trips from Paphos will certainly give one an overall flavour of the region, its worth allowing a few days to linger and enjoy those crystal […]

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SILENT SUNDAY

A lone prawn fisherman, early morning, Kinabatangan River, Borneo

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2022

I spotted the seat under the walls of Thessaloniki a few months back…. ……. and found it occupied the next time I passed by! XingfuMama posts every Friday morning. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot […]

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