Seminyak, Indonesia Dec 31st: NYE Mark and I did our usual morning routine of gym and pool before meeting up with Matt and Annabelle for brekky. It was an overcast morning and so well suited to our morning activity of browsing the shops along Jalan Petinget. We made a few purchases along the route before … More NYE

Lazy days….

Seminyak, Indonesia Dec 27th: A hot afternoon in Seminyak The four of us started the morning at the gym before brekky and then heading back to the Villa for some pool time. Annabelle and I opted for the 11 am Aqua Aerobics which was only 20 minutes but lots of fun. The four of us … More Lazy days….

Christmas Day.

Seminyak, Indonesia Dec 25th: Christmas Day: Bondi to Bali We were swapping one beach for another today. Our Christmas morning started on Bondi Beach but the day ended with us in Bali. Tom, Annabelle, Matt, Mark and myself enjoyed a morning walk along the beach before heading home for brunch. We were hoping the four … More Christmas Day.

One day in Zurich

Zürich, Switzerland Sunday 30th & Monday 31st: An overnight in Zurich on the way home. My flight from Porto didn’t arrive until after 10.30pm and so I didn’t get in to my Zurich Hotel, Hotel Marta, until 11.30 pm. It was a small and humble boutique hotel but was well located in the Old Town … More One day in Zurich

Day trip to Braga & Guimaraes.

Thursday 27th October: Day trip to Braga & Guimaraes. Our trip today was out to the area of Braga and Guimaraes and we took this with our guide John from Living Tours. We had been hoping to meet some other people on this tour but, sadly, we were the only participants for this particular day.