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Arigatou Japan

A few days in Tokyo, and the end of our trip to Japan in 2017, was a chance to sample some more great food to fuel our final round of sightseeing. Each morning I started the day with the standard … Continue reading

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Konnichiwa Japan!

On our round-the-world air ticket in 2017 (after hopping from Australia to North America before our usual European sojourn), now homeward-bound, we arrived at our final stop: Japan – both to visit Tony’s son, teaching English there, and to explore … Continue reading

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Around Argenton

As I continue walking you through my recently compiled photobook, here are a few shots taken not far from our house in central France… Argenton 2011 Within our town of Argenton-sur-Creuse there are so many interesting buildings to see: historical, … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened when we arrived in Paris

We had a bit of a “Fawlty Towers” experience on finally arriving in Paris in June last year… When our flight from Hong Kong was significantly delayed, we let the hotel know we would arrive early the following morning; and … Continue reading

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Lead me up the garden path

A visit to Monet’s Garden (or “Les Jardins de Claude Monet”) in Giverny, France, was definitely on my bucket list. A little difficult to get to via public transport, it was a perfect place to break our long drive from central … Continue reading

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