This month’s featured video was taken in 2012 on my trip to Spain, more specifically in Salamanca.
It is a big bad scary world out there but also full of intriguing, curious and exciting adventures. As a solo female traveller I have often been asked if I was scared to travel on my own. My answer was no. Or more honestly, I had never really let the scary thoughts enter my mind. Continue reading “Don’t be Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf”
With stunning architecture, beautifully crafted gardens, a visit to Sevilla in the south of Spain is not complete without a royal palace tour. Real Alcázar, is the oldest royal residential complex in Europe. Walking through the grounds it is easy to see how the palace is the most beautiful with a mix of Muslim, Arabic, Gothic and Spanish architectural influences and design.
Before the age of digital cameras I did a lot of travelling with one of those archaic devices that needed to be loaded with film. I loved it and it was reliable. Yet the disadvantage was having to wait for the film to be developed. Even worse, the trauma worrying if the photos actually turned out! Continue reading “Old Become New Again”
The World Cup was an event for Spain as they won 4 – 0 against Italy in 2012. I was in Valencia on the evening the game was played and captured the excitement and jubilation of fans as they made their way out to celebrate. Continue reading “Valencia Celebrates”
I wanted to see a beautiful sunset. After I had heard so much about the amazing sunsets in Hawaii, I had to experience it for myself. Tempted and curious to find out if Hawaii truly had the best sunset on the planet I was not disappointed. It was true. The sunsets in Hawaii are beautiful and the most magical I have seen so far on my travel journey.
Continue reading “Hawaiian Summer Sunset”
This week we are going to play a game called “find the frog” or in Spanish “Rana de Suerte” which means Lucky Frog. A game that tourists and students are drawn into when they visit the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain. Legend says that if one can find the frog hidden in beautiful stone carvings on the university building’s facade then that person will have good luck, find true love or marry within a year.
We spend a lot of time travelling overseas or interstate, that we do not think of what our own city has to offer. This week a friend from Europe spent time in Adelaide on his trip to Australia and it was great to hear how impressed he was with what Adelaide had to offer. Continue reading “Adelaide Appreciation 101”
A gentle splash. Soft buzz of the sprinkler. Trees sway in the breeze. Slow trickle of the cascade over limestone rocks. The Chinese Gardens are the perfect place to come and chill out from a hectic day of Sydney city life. Continue reading “A Garden Oasis”
Wow, I was pleasantly surprised to see I had been nominated for the Sisterhood-of-the-world-bloggers award by https://urologynurseuk.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/sisterhood-award/. Thank you for the nomination and as a relatively new blogger it is encouragement to keep writing. Something I have always loved. So Thank You! Continue reading “Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award”