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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Skyline

Linked to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s here

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An Epic US Road Trip: On the Road in the West / Mid West

I love road trips – especially in the US. I think its all that space – driving for days and days without falling into the sea! Well, here is a trip that is nowhere near the sea but will tick a lot of amazing iconic sites (and sights!) off your wish list…. I’m so guilty […]

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An Epic USA Road Trip: It starts with a Plan….

(2014 – deciding on the summer hols…..) Lets go to the States and rent a car… OK Well, we’ve driven in Florida, California, ‘done’ Route 66…… Out comes the map…. Mmmmm… what about flying to Denver We always wanted to ‘do’ the Rockies… ♪♪Colorado Rockie Mountain High♫  … we can sing John Denver songs the […]

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Life in Colour Photo Challenge 2021: January – Brown

With many of us grounded indefinitely, we are turning more and more to various challenges to keep us active and connected. These challenges offer an opportunity to have a good look back through banks of photos – its amazing what you find when there is a definite purpose to the search! This monthly challenge comes […]

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2020 Reviewed – YES! We DID Travel!!

For a piece that started out as a non-event, I’m finding a surprising amount to write about! I’m amazed at what I can produce from the year that was….. It began, as many another, toasting in the New Year and wondering where the following months would take us. Summer 2020 would work around weddings – […]

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