Existing Member?

Retirement travelling Grey Nomad Adventures


There are [54] photos and [15] stories about Australia

See more photos from Australia >

Turkey ADventures - Part 1 - the southern area

Monday, 17 Oct 2016 | Views [389]

After 1.5hrs on the hydrofoil we arrived in Fethiye,Turkey about 6.30pm and after a quick immigration check we greeted our friends.We then journeyed to their  house about 20mins  away in Ovacik - above Fethiye in the hills. This area is  ... Read more >

Europe -End of the Tour de Mont Blanc

Monday, 5 Sep 2016 | Views [194]

When I last checked with you we were in La Fouly in a valley just over the border in Switzerland. Now I am very pleased to say that 6  days later we are sitting in a B&B cum hotel in the valley in France where the town of Chamonix is. Yes we ... Read more >

Europe - Start of "Tour de Mont Blanc"

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | Views [216]

Sorry everyone have not had much chance to write anything yet as not had the wi-fi connection. It is a bit sparse in the Alps. We are now more than halfway through our walk - 107km down and 70km to go. At the moment I'm sitting in Hotel Edelweiss in ... Read more >

Europe - Preparation countdown

Friday, 12 Aug 2016 | Views [228]

7 more sleeps as the younger generation say.Have all the gear out but I need to sort it all out and actually pack it into the backpack. Getting excited now as this time next week will be on the plane en route to Geneva. There we meet up with our travelling ... Read more >

Europe - the preparation

Monday, 25 Jul 2016 | Views [267]

Just under 4 weeks til lift off. So once again we are busy organising the house and the travel plans for our trip.Already have the house and cat sitter in situ.Thank goodness for children who want to live cheaply. This time we are off with friends to ... Read more >

Photos: 39 DAYS ON

Sunday, 4 May 2014 | Photo Gallery

See all 25 photos >>

Photos: MORE 30 DAYS ON

Sunday, 4 May 2014 | Photo Gallery

See all 10 photos >>


Sunday, 4 May 2014 | Views [254] | Comments [1]

WE are now about to spend our last night in Mexico and all being well (with the weather) we will get a water taxi down to Caye Caulker - an island off Belize City - our first border crossing too. We spent 5 days in Playa del Carmen and for 3 of those ... Read more >


Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | Views [204] | Comments [1]

Once again we are 2 towns further into our journey and about to move on again to Merida - NW - and capital of the Yucatan state. We ended up spending 4 nights in San Cristobel.We enjoyed the weather there even though it warmed up a bit.We did a trip ... Read more >


Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | Views [278] | Comments [3]

We are now 2 towns further east. We sadly left Puebla after 3 nights there and caught the bus to Oaxaca - 5 hrs further east. Even though Puebla was a fairly big city the centre of the city where we stayed was pretty and walkable. Our host even gave ... Read more >


Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | Views [306] | Comments [2]

We are here!!!. Our 4th day and we are getting into the swing. We are in the Centro Historico part of the city. We have been to the Bosque de Chapultepec - a big park. They have a free zoo there and we saw wallabies. We successfully negotiated the metro ... Read more >

Leaving Home

Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | Views [252] | Comments [1]

All done and waht's not done too late. We're leaving - on a jet plane. Probably have too much stuff but it is for quite a few months.

Almost Gone

Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | Views [303] | Comments [4]

43 hours till take off. The backpacks are nearly full. My blue one has wheels also so I can trail it along behind me - Yeah. Still last minute things to do. The daughter is impsoing her presence more and more on the house. She has already rearranged ... Read more >

Still Organising

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Views [237] | Comments [1]

4 weeks to go. Thank goodness all the injections are done. The cost of that is enough to break the bank but better to be  safe than sorry. Both of us trying to get fitter - lots of exercise happening. Not enough hours in the day.

The Beginning

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | Views [367] | Comments [2]

5 weeks to go and then it is Adios Oz and Hola Mexico. Still lots to do and organise but getting there.



Travel Answers about Australia

Do you have a travel question? Ask other World Nomads.