Tuesday 28 November 2023

Walkies with dad. School XC runs used to go round/through these waters in sleet & freezing rain. Fun memories!?! wink

Monday 27 November 2023

Little wonder around Oundle. Wouldn't be England if it wasn't raining though wink Very pretty place all the same.

Sunday 26 November 2023

There's been an inn on this site since 1552! Room for tonight is very cosy & not at all medieval though. Phew! wink

Sunday 26 November 2023

Beautiful day to fly. Cattle class boarding but disembarking like a rockstar! wink First trip to England since 2015.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Dinner before heading to airport. This roadside warung had the best BBQ chicken! Ginger tea from cart nextdoor. Nom!

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Five star hotel breakie. Oh my! Small selection from 2 mornings here. Yes, was much more I didn't photograph! Nom! tongue

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Need to cool off after the gym? Luckily there's an infinity pool by the river for that! wink

Monday 30 October 2023

Dinner and a show. Take your photo with the cast. Isn't that what old people do?! Oh dear! wink

Monday 30 October 2023

Afternoon tea... some tasty Asian nibbles, fruit shots and as much chocolate cake as you can eat. Yum! tongue

Monday 30 October 2023

The hotel's Forest Trail walk, & back past spa & farm. Lovely breeze down by the river but still need to cool off...

Monday 30 October 2023

Ermmmmmmmm... might be some big trees around here!! #GiantLeaf wink

Sunday 29 October 2023

Stopped by Murni's Warung for 'a couple of drinks'. Ordered bowl of black rice pudding. Yeah, sounds about right! wink

Sunday 29 October 2023

Full of roast pork, think we're done. Then heard this stall famed for fried bananas. Have to find out why, right? wink

Saturday 28 October 2023

Wait a second, where there's a market isn't there, FOOD!? wink So many choices but martabak pandan keju susu the best!

Friday 27 October 2023

Pura Agung Besakih, the largest & most important Balinese Hindu temple complex. Lots of activity & very interesting.

Friday 27 October 2023

The former palace of Tirta Gangga, now a beautiful water garden of fountains, statues & ponds brimming with huge koi.

Thursday 26 October 2023

Warung Sabar: seafood so good that instead of ordering dessert after the main we asked for an entree of fish cakes!

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Small pause in our food extravaganza: instant noodles for supper. Someone is still excited to try these though! tongue

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Seafront digs for couple of days. Welcome drinks by the pool. Room overlooking their tropical garden. Not bad at all!

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Taman Ujung water palace. Super beautiful. Was a lovely cooling breeze in the pavilion's shade. That's good design!

Sunday 22 October 2023

Sea turtle conservation project in Sanur. When eggs are found in unsafe location they are hatched here then released.

Wednesday 18 October 2023

After breakie by the beach... picked up a few more dishes to take home for an early lunch. Holiday theme emerging? wink

Wednesday 18 October 2023

Breakfast treats from beach side food cart & warung. Chicken bun & roll then pork satay, soup & sambal. Hit the spot!

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Morning stroll at Sanur Beach. Few clues we're in Bali - cos going on voices here you'd think it was 'straya mate! wink

Monday 2 October 2023

Short but steep hike through mostly shady forest to Passerelle d'Holzarte. Cool suspension bridge over a deep gorge.

Saturday 30 September 2023

Another sublime lunch at Auberge d'Ahusquy. Yes, you correctly counted drinks followed by 4 courses! Nom! tongue

Wednesday 13 September 2023

So lucky to have this super cute new neighbour. Also lucky she hasn't learnt to roll in the mud like mama yet! wink

Monday 10 July 2023

Pratiwi very happy to meet pigs on our walk today. Pigs equally interested. Who is more excited to eat who though? wink

Sunday 9 July 2023

Stopping to chat with the neighbours on this morning's misty walk.

Tuesday 27 June 2023

Lunch @ Centre Routier l'Imprevu. 5 courses for 14.50. Very nice, esp. the cheese board. Must be bargain of the trip!

Sunday 25 June 2023

Rest stop overlooking Lac de Grand Maison on the Western side of Col du Glandon. Looking nice and full thankfully.

Thursday 22 June 2023

Obligatory, 'seek out Asian food whenever in a town larger than we are used to' lunch photo. Yin Ba, Annecy. Nom! tongue

Thursday 22 June 2023

Quick (& damp) look Annecy old town. Part of a good tourist pic is making busy places look calm wink & it's only June!

Sunday 18 June 2023

We were given free public transport passes in Switzerland, so on our last day here used on cable car to Hasliberg smile

Thursday 15 June 2023

Back into Wengen to catch the train 'home' to our camping. Some particularly well kept gardens here. Beautiful place.

Thursday 15 June 2023

Obligatory, 'hiking past cows in Switzerland' shots wink

Thursday 15 June 2023

Heading back downhill now. Back through more beautiful forest. First time I've seen purple pine cones!

Thursday 15 June 2023

Out of the forest to spectacular views down the Lauterbrunnen valley. Another amazing Swiss hiking experience!

Thursday 15 June 2023

Heading out of Wengen on a little hike today. Up into the forest for the first leg...

Monday 12 June 2023

Few random shots from the road today. Sadly these don't do justice to the beautiful drive through the Jura sad

Friday 9 June 2023

When lunch terrace has red shades - argh! Very nice steak & crepe/pizza thing + ice cream & soft cheese dessert. Nom!

Wednesday 1 February 2023

Beautiful forest snowshoe above Payolle. Didn't see anyone else, but did see couple of wild boar in there. Awesome!

Monday 30 January 2023

Another great day on the piste up at Grand Tourmalet - La Mongie/Barages smile

Saturday 12 November 2022

Another boulangerie that's new to us, so obliged to try their cakes. Oh no! wink Pratiwi is clearly distraught too! grin

Saturday 12 November 2022

Montpezat-de-Quercy. Another lovely little medieval village, with commanding views over the surrounding countryside.

Thursday 10 November 2022

Short walk in Bruniquel. Love off-season tourism, have this beautiful medieval village practically all to ourselves!

Friday 28 October 2022

In Toulouse for a routine appointment. Never miss a chance to visit fave Indian restaurant here. Nom, nom, nom! tongue

Monday 17 October 2022

Yesa Reservoir: Sea of the Pyrenees. Sadly seems there's been no 'sea' here for years. Quite surreal landscape today.

Tuesday 11 October 2022

Mushroom, mushroom! Yes, 'tis the season to have fun searching for mushrooms our daily stroll smile

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Finally up close with wild boar! Luckily seem uninterested in an Indo snack wink *May not actually be wild or boars wink