The Travels Page

 

Welcome to the collection of stories from our travels

 “Baby boomers”, “empty nesters”, “silver surfers”, call us what you will. We travel, when we can and where we can.

Maybe it's just a local day trip, enjoying a meal and a walk by a canal. Perhaps it's a long haul to Hermanus, or a quick week in Switzerland. Wherever it may be we enjoy finding places where we can do the out of the ordinary.

Life is a journey. We aim to enjoy it in nice places, eating good food. Join us on some of our travels.

Where do we Travel?

Living in England we take the opportunities we can make to see this land where we have made our home.

Family and roots take us to southern Africa from time to time.

Europe is a big attraction for an odd week or weekend away.

When do we travel?

Preferably when there are no tourists and holidaying families.

How do we travel?

At home we are not above spending a few hours in the car just to go somewhere different. The train is a good plan too, sometimes, especially when London is a short train ride away.

Budget airlines do feature, but thoughts are moving to more trains!

 

 

Our Travels

Switzerland. Our trip to Switzerland in 2018.

Our Switzerland Itinerary

Our travel itinerary always develops as we go. Here's our itinerary for our trip to Switzerland in 2018. Not the usual tourist route!

Flight Deck Cafe – Good Food and Aeroplanes

Like light aircraft and food? Close to Towcester, in South Northants is the Flight Deck Cafe at Turweston Aerodrome. Well worth a visit.

Umdloti Beach - Can YOU Travel?

5 Years On – Can YOU Travel?

Can you travel? We travel when and how we can. People express envy sometimes. Read about how WE manage it as "older travellers".

Yorkshire Burrito

A Sunday Roast in your Hand – Yorkshire Burrito

Street food is great. Feeling hungry at Camden Market and there is a great selection. But what is a Yorkshire Burrito?

Camden Market Visit – Street View

No visit to London with overseas visitors is complete without a visit to Camden Market. These are a couple of street views as you arrive at Camden Town.

Mountains

Just Mountains. In Switzerland. In Switzerland it's hard to get away from the mountains. After all it is Switzerland. Here are a couple of photos.

Sunrise in Leeds

Sunrise in Leeds

Business trips aren't always the best for photo opportunities. Given the right hotel and a sunrise, with camera in hand, here's a nice sunrise in Leeds.

Sunset in the Mountains

In the mountains it is easy to forget, until you get there, that the sun effectively goes down behind the mountains well before the proper sunset. A few clouds or vapour trails, and a...

Sundown at Camden Market

A little visit to London. Camden Market at sundown - it's always a great place to visit and nice to sit in one of the pubs as the day turns into evening.

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