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Mediterranean Serenity. Traveling in French Riviera.

The air is filled up with light sea breeze with the savour of olives, oranges and strawberry. We’re walking along the ancient terraces with feminine statutes which are whispering to us some intimate enchanted words on French and English. 70 more words


Island Buckets...Europe's Best Island Destinations

There is something special about travelling to an island for vacation.  And these are some of Europe’s best.


Mention Sardinia and most people think of the glitz of the Costa Smeralda but there’s so much more to this little gem: the magnificent rugged landscape of the granite interior, the fabulous seafood and, for history buffs, the strange and evocative remnants of Sardinia’s ancient nuraghic culture, not to mention a scattering of Carthaginian and Roman ruins, Pisan churches and Spanish Baroque. 1,170 more words


Chania, Crete

Chania has a lot of shopping and outdoor markets. It’s a bit dirty and scruffy for the most part, but the harbour area is really nice. 68 more words


A week in Andalucia: Antequera

We took two trips to the town of Antequera, about 45 minutes away. Andalucia.com describes Antequera as ‘the crossroads of Andalucia':

‘A visit to this historical Andalucían town is a journey almost 5,000 years back in time, beginning with the Bronze Age and the native Iberians.

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The Mediterranean Biome... Spicy Gets My Kids Attention, Until...

The first of the  “Biomes” we decide to visit at Cornwell’s Eden Project is called the Mediterranean Biome.

This is where a warm dry climate can be made within the dome so that plants from places like California, Australia and South Africa can be grown and displayed. 329 more words


Coming Home To Silver Wind


Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by Ralph Grizzle in Deck Plans

Walking into Silver Wind’s reception area late Tuesday afternoon felt a lot like coming home. 1,066 more words


Light Post: Palamos, Spain & Toulon, France

A combination post of the towns of Palamos and Toulon, neither of which I took enough pictures of to merit a full post because they weren’t very photogenic. 66 more words