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

Isle of Wight, Brook Bay

Brook Bay on the Isle of Wight. Must be a great spot in summer.

Poppies, the Tower and Remembrance

The Tower of London Poppies. As you look at this art installation, and we head towards Remembrance Day, remember the people who the poppies represent.

Cloudy Sunrise in Tenby

A cloudy sunrise in Tenby, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, reflected on the sea and silhouetting the old and new RNLI lifeboat stations.

Sunrise over North Beach in Tenby. There is something special about sitting on the beach in the sunrise on a warm morning.

Beach Sunrise

A beach sunrise, captured on North Beach, Tenby in Pembrokeshire.

Sailing out in the sunrise

Sunrise Sailing

Sunrise sailing boat in the morning light off Tenby.

Tenby Colours

Tenby Colours - the colours of the boats in the harbour and the buildings above the harbour at Tenby in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

London - big ben and a bus

London at Night

London at Night - photos from a tour with Photographic Tours at Night.

Charles Fort Kinsale

Charles Fort in Ireland

Charles Fort near Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland offers a bit of history and a good day out, along with a visit to nearby Kinsale.

White Buildings in London

White Buildings in London

White buildings in London, near the Hungerford Bridge.

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