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Cataclysm

GREECE | Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | Views [2393] | Comments [1]

All the ancient ruins are spectactular if for nothing else than their age: when you are looking at beautiful jewelry and art, often with very human humour, that is 1900 BC it is breathtaking. Over the years we have visited many of the anciant ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ancient, culture, history, perspective, philosophy, ruins


Venizia

ITALY | Sunday, 16 Sep 2007 | Views [1463]

There really can't be too many places left in the world where the background noise of the motorcar has been thankfully banished leaving laughter and footsteps to drift up from narrow alleys and bells to resonate across the tiled roofs. After arriving ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, family, travel with children, venice


Outrageously scenic

INDONESIA | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [4324]

The day starts with a flash of blue slicing past the coconut palms outside our veranda that overhangs the stream. A distinct ccreeeee-ccreee of the Balinese kingfisher heralds its presence each morning but we only catch glimpses of blue, orange and ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, bali, ceremony, culture, death, family, festival


(More) travel with Children

INDONESIA | Sunday, 7 Jan 2007 | Views [4155] | Comments [2]

Our boys are now aged 2 and 4 and are, well, quite a handful. At their worst they grow horns or worse, but they often just buzz, like flies, that you can't swot away. Much more demanding than at this time last year. If that sounds harsh then ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, challenge, family, travel with children


Tips for travelling with children

VIETNAM | Monday, 6 Feb 2006 | Views [15831] | Comments [17]

Sigh. Now we are back home. Apart from Bali and various round-the-world trips to see family, this was the first time we have travelled extensively as a family. We are a family of four with two children aged 1 and 3. We were quite disappointed ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, cyclo, family, hoi an, memories, transport, travel with children


Something in the air?

LAOS | Wednesday, 1 Feb 2006 | Views [1648] | Comments [4]

There has to be something in the air, the water or the food, like Koala's with Eucalyptus. How else do you explain a country that is semi-permanently asleep? The only time you see anyone striding around purposefully is perhaps at 7:30am in the morning ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, capitalism, family, laid back, on the road, travel with children, wonderful


Then and now

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 10 Jan 2006 | Views [1567] | Comments [2]

Inevitably returning after 15 years we are making comparisons. It's impossible to say better or worse; just that things have changed. Some things we miss, others we don't (definitely!) Probably the biggest single difference is the noise and pollution.... Read more >

Tags: adventures, culture, cyclo, memories, pollution, travel tips, travel with children


A litany of small disasters ...

VIETNAM | Saturday, 7 Jan 2006 | Views [2924] | Comments [2]

Woke on the morning we were due to leave with the thought: WHAT are we DOING? The task at hand seemed (seems) dauting. Surprisingly, although the flight was full, both Kai and Riu were on their best behaviour and actually pretty much sat still or ... Read more >

Tags: accidents, adventures, disaster, family, health, kai, misadventures, travel with children


How times change

VIETNAM | Thursday, 29 Dec 2005 | Views [1514]

We last visited Vietnam as two young travellers in April 1991. It had only recently opened to tourists, there was little infrastructure, and it was hard travelling. Having said that, it was a very special time too with incredible memories. Travelling ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, bus, children, fun, jobs, memories, travel planning, work



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