Tags » Changing Of The Guard

Over the pond…

This is the year of London, apparently.  I went over in September just for a day with a French friend – she told me I was her interpreter!  1,299 more words

Honor Guard: Greek Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Evzones are an elite ceremonial unit that guards the Greek Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. They wear a striking uniform based on that of anti-Ottoman insurgents who helped free Greece from Turkey in the 19th century. 180 more words


Day 5 in London

Thursday 8th September

First priority today was to get my laundry done – the hotel offers a same-day service for 15 pounds. It was a bit pricey but it was to easy and convenient to pass up – I didn’t want to waste time on my last day in London at a laundromat. 586 more words


London, Monday, September 26 

Not sure what happened to my Monday post, so I’ll try to remember everything we did. Maybe it will turn up later. It was a big day for us. 780 more words


A Slow Boat on the Amazon

Between July 27th and August 30th, my companion and I followed the mighty river at its own slow rhythm on local cargo and passenger ships.  By the end of our adventure, we had covered more than 5,000 kilometers on water alone. 1,629 more words

On The Amazon - Between Peru And Brazil

Autumn - or is it?

So, I finally embraced Autumn last week and the weather changed! ;-) I had accepted the clouds, the rain, the cold walks, having an umbrella permanently attached to me and then all of a sudden it was blazing hot!   155 more words

7 Things you can do in London for Free

I’m a student. My expenses include university fees, public transport costs, textbooks… basically I, like many other people, do not have the money to spend on expensive tours and experiences in different locations around the world. 705 more words