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2018 Bucharest to Amsterdam

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

71118 Wednesday. Bucharest. A few blocks from our hotel was an old synagogue. The interior was like a museum in that the walls were covered with the history of what happened to the Jews of Bucharest with the rise of fascism at the beginning of WWII. As ...

Reutte

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

8.20.18 ReutteI just ran to catch a train for Garmisch which I missed by 30 sec it drove off as I ran up it left 2 min early. I was having a lovely breakfast at my hotel which I pondered staying at but wanted to get to Zugspitz before it rained la ...

Day 23 A day in Cobh

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Today was our last full day in Ireland and we spent it at Cobh which is pretty much Cork Harbour located 20 minutes away from Downtown Cork. Cobh of course was known as Queenstown in 1912 before 1916 independence and is most famous for the last port of ca ...

Hot Hot Heat

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

And so Monday morning Im at the bustling Seoul Station to catch the 1000 KTX express train to Busan and in first class to boot. What you get extra in first class is wider comfier reclining seats WiFi access free water snacks and newspapers. I spe ...

Day 2 Frankfurt Germany

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

After enjoying a great breakfast at the hotel we caught a cab Mercedes to Mainz hbf Hautbahnhof or main station in English. Buying a ticket on the train is fairly simple as the machines are in multiple languages. The trick is being able to find the rig ...

A day getting to know Oslo better

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

This morning we were heading off on a tour to explore Oslo at 10am I love these 'reasonable' start times to the day We met our local guide oops I couldn't pronounce her name so I have no hope in spelling it and we hopped on our our private minibus. ...

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Horseshoe Falls and Shrewsbury

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

This morning we packed the car to head down to Shropshire for a few days. With the accommodation in Shrewsbury prebooked on the Internet weeks ago we were locked into visiting Shropshire despite Bernie learning last night that the Iron Bridge the first i ...

What Kind of Person am I Traveling With

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

US immigration is never something to look forward to but with a bit of patience and a love of queuing you can usually get through it. The patience this time was required a lot early than usual whilst we were still at home. During the online checkin the ...

Askja and Getting There

08.20.2018 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

The highlands of Iceland have very little development and it is difficult to travel around. A great place therefore to get away a little from the outcome of the success Iceland has had in attracting tourists. This post will deal with the trip into Askja ...