Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

Tour du Mont Blanc

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc will stay in my memory as one of the highlights of my life.  Starting in Chamonix, France, we walked to Switerland, then Italy before finishing back in Chamonix.  The scenery was amazing, at times breathtaking, and we were fortunate to have a dream run of beautiful summer weather.  The […]

Dubrovnik – blue skies, red roofs

Dubrovnik

According to Google maps it was only 170 metres from where the taxi dropped me off to the apartment that was to be home for the next four days in the walled city of Dubrovnik.  What soon became apparent was that Google did not take into consideration the tiny narrow laneways lined with cafes and […]

When in Rome……

Rome Italy

“All the beauty and art of the world is there, and a lifetime isn’t long enough to enjoy it” Said of Rome, from the Little Women Trilogy, Louisa May Alcott Rome – what a magnificent city!  It like being in a living museum and around every corner is a piece of history.  As they say, a […]