Opportunity lost

Oh dear just a quick one here because it is important and I forgot it earlier. We are sitting in the airport waiting for our plane way out west to cruise the gorges and dams of the Yangtze so I have a couple of spare minutes. There is no free wifi on the boat so … More Opportunity lost

Beijing continued

I must have been very excited after the show last night because I did not get very much sleep. We were allowed a late start this morning which was good. Today was also very good but probably my least favourite day of the tour. I will give you a brief outline. First up to the … More Beijing continued

Preparing for China

Well I’m back! This time last year a party of four girls were about to slip away to China for 16 days with a three day stopover in Hong Kong on the way home. Because of Bede’s accident we had to cancel and pick up our travel insurance. Thank goodness one of my travel rules … More Preparing for China

The Summary

Wow this is a tough one but as I sit on board Etihad flight EY 32 from Paris De Gaulle airport to Abu Dhabi on the first leg of my trip home I have about 7 hours to think so here are a few of my thoughts. Firstly try to find a title photo for … More The Summary

A tour around Angers

Elodie Brought in breakfast this morning because she knows of a ‘Votre Artisan Boulanger’ (your craftsman baker) who handmakes everything including the Croissant and pain au Chocolat which is like a rectangular croissant with chocolate in the middle. Holy Harry his product is good! Chantal came in again this morning to take us on a … More A tour around Angers