Posts Tagged ‘travel’

New Zealand: The Land Of The Long White Cloud

New Zealand – In All It’s Beauty In true Gypsy style, my travels are dictated by circumstance, and the trip to New Zealand was no different. When a friend said “Hey, why don’t you meet me in Wellington in a few weeks from now?”, I couldn’t pack fast enough!. It’s good to know that the…

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Train-ing In China And India

Train Travel Made Easy! When I travelled to China in October 2016, part of the journey included taking the Bullet Train from Shanghai to Nanjing. I was apprehensive and just a little nervous before the trip.  Old memories of motion sickness rose to the surface, but I needn’t have worried. The train was fast, obviously,…

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Singapore Stopover

Day 2 Arrival in Singapore was as would be expected, with eleven tired bodies making their way from the aircraft to the terminal via the air bridge. Those amongst them who are driven by the need to know where they need to be in advance of getting there, stopped at the first available monitor to…

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Brisbane to Delhi

Travel Day 1 6 am – Wide Awake and ready to start the day and the journey. Coffee, shower, pack the bathroom items, load the car and ready to go. Way too early to be at the airport, but plenty of time for a leisurely stroll around DFO, Brisbane Airport style. Another coffee, light lunch,…

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Travelling The World

When I was very young someone made the comment that I would travel because I had a gap between my two top teeth. Back then, living out of town on almost 20 acres of land, with electricity the only modern convenience we had, I thought the 35-mile journey into Sydney was the ultimate travel experience.…

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Russia

Russia is on my bucket-list – but I won’t be venturing there until the world is a little less crazy…

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The Places I’ve Seen

Because I’ve been a gypsy most of my life I’ve seen some pretty amazing places; from drought stricken outback towns to bustling major cities, and everything in between. I’ve lived in four countries and backpacked through Europe in the middle of winter. Some of the places I’ve seen looked best in the rear-view mirror as…

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Places I Almost Saw – While Being Very Lost in Europe

Russia! Right there at the top of my to-do list. I almost got there when I backpacked through Europe with my daughter, a long time ago. The truth is, it was our first day ‘on the road’ and we got very lost. I’m not talking about lost in a city here, I’m talking lost in…

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