Author Archives: Mrs Myall
Hi from Beijing.
Finally a hotel with computers you can use and the added bonus of free internet! But the queue to use it is quite long and you can’t stay on for long. So this will be short.
Our computer stopped … Continue reading
A series of 5 fishing villages set into the hills not far from Florence.. The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the … Continue reading
We visited the famous Trevi fountain walked to the Pantheon - an amazing structure with its round dome and round hole in the roof. The famous artist Raphael has his tomb here. We also walked to the Spanish Steps but … Continue reading
Naples – Rome
We hired a car and went to the Amalfi Coast. It was beautiful.
Crystal clear waters, houses hugging the hills, – just stunning
We went down to Positano. It used to be a fishing village but now a tourist … Continue reading
Day 6 Istanbul – Another early start.
Got a bus from the ship into the city by the Grand Bazaar? We went straight to the Blue Mosque. An amazing structure and really hugh!.
Next stop was St Sophia which is a kind … Continue reading
The flight was 11.5 hours to Frankfurt on an old plane. Then another 2 hours to Venice. We got there at midnight Venice time which was about 4 in the morning Honk Kong time!
Thursday morning we walked around to Rialto … Continue reading
Ocean Park on Tuesday July 3 was great. This was a treat for Aaron’s birthday. He got in free and a friend for half price because it was his birthday. Shame we don’t do that in NZ. The giant pandas … Continue reading