A weekend in Paris

One of the many wonderful things about Europe is how close everything is together. Relatively. Compared to Australia! When we randomly discovered that there was a gig on over Easter that we wanted to see down in Paris, we booked it, and jumped on a train! Four hours later, we were unpacking in our hotel.

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Given that this was my second time in Paris, we decided that our best course of action was to see things that I hadn’t seen the first time around, but also that were open for the long weekend. This left us many options of things to see, while still giving us some focus of what we could to get in to. Would you like to know more?

Kaeskoppenstad – 16th Century Alkmaar

We’ve been to Alkmaar! It was a wonderful opportunity last weekend to go and see what it was like to live in Alkmaar in the 16th Century.

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The old centre of town was blocked off to traffic and the roads closed with locals dressed up in period costumes. Would you like to know more?

Kaiteriteri, New Zealand

When you find yourself in a seaside town one of the best things you can do is to get yourself a boat and go exploring.

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Find yourself a cove that has no one else in it and you can sit with friends and have a picnic lunch! Would you like to know more?

Being in Paradise

Sorry for dropping off the radar after my last post! I had wrist surgery last week and was more incapacitated that I had truly believed I would be! Not entirely sure what I had been expecting, but it hurt more than that. But let me take you back to paradise!

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This is what we woke up to that first morning. The sun was shining, the sky was a clear warm blue, the surf was nonexistent, the boats were calm and empty. Would you like to know more?

We’ve been to New Zealand!

For those of you that are unaware, there is a sameness to airports. A scrubbed down, antiseptic, characterless sameness. It’s difficult for me to remember if we were in Amsterdam, Dubai …

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… Hong Kong, Sydney … Would you like to know more?