Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

P is for Photos There’s a hole in my life.  I have lost all photographic evidence from several amazing places I’ve had the privilege of visiting. I’m ok up until 2007 – before then,  photos were usually printed after trips.   And I’m ok from 2015 when I finally got my act together.  But,  in between […]

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Not again! Why do I do this!!

Saturday,  August 10th… I’m definitely jinxed! I can’t actually remember the last time I traveled when all flights went on time and were hassle-free.   Our last jaunt was shaping up well – we were on our way to the US south west – Phoenix via London and back via Chicago.  The outward trip was fine […]

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10 Glimpses of Northern Portugal: 7.Pitoes das Júnias

I don’t think you will find many tour buses up here!  This is REMOTE!   Almost on the Spanish border,  this definitely qualifies as Northern Portugal.   Following a recommendation from the tourist office in Montalegre,  and as it was roughly in the direction we were headed that day,  off we went,  25km into the mountains,   to […]

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flopskipsanddumps!

My darling brother thinks I’m too nice!!!  He reckons I’ll never go viral unless I toughen up.  To help with the process he has coined this wonderful corruption of my blog title. I promised him I’d do my best! But …. nothing …. I’m drawing a blank here….. You see, when it comes to travel […]

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