Category Archives: Adventure of a Lifetime

Summer 2013/14 Adventure motorcycling the South Island.

Venice.

This visit to Venice was my second. Because of this I didn’t have the compulsion to visit all the tourist spots. This freed us up to simply live like Venetians for a few days. Which is exactly what we did.  … Continue reading

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Visions of Fashion. 

Art makes me teary. I’ve cried during extraordinary dance performances, in palaces and in front of monuments. I’ve cried at the concerts of living legends (Celine Dion and Prince – that was you) and I’ve cried in nature.  Tears are … Continue reading

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Sunset and the City. 

Sunset and the city of Firenze.  I promise the hike up to Piazzale Michelangelo is worth every butt aching step.  As soon as I arrived in Florence I wanted to see the city from above, to get perspective and depth. … Continue reading

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Street art. 

Clet Abraham is responsible for making me giggle all over Florence with his street sign witticisms.  His art is graffiti of the gentlest kind and is created with stickers that can be removed. Instead the city decommissions signs and he … Continue reading

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The perils of travel. 

I love traveling when I get where I’m going but the travel itself… That I could skip. Give me a pill and wake me when we get there.  My ankles swell beyond recognition and my skin dries out so that … Continue reading

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Up-up and away…

This is the third of four flights and excitement is mounting with each embarking. 

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A good morning. 

I love sleep more than I love most things however this morning I got up super early, sent important work emails before 6:20am, ate a delicious cafe breakfast with my lovely husband, stopped to enjoy the sunrise on Oriental Bay … Continue reading

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