Tag Archives: Train travel

There’s no place like home

Even though we only live part-time in France it is, for us, “home”. What I like to say is that we work in Australia but we live in France. After all, when you are working full-time there is precious little … Continue reading

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Safe landings

We handled the 2 flights to Paris well. Maybe it helped that we had a very short stop at Changi Singapore – so short in fact that after a toilet stop and a coffee we arrived at the gate at “last call”! (That grand piano … Continue reading

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Up down and all around Hong Kong

We loved exploring hilly Hong Kong: Day 1: Rode the 800m Mid-Levels escalators  – built to help move the 7 million people who live in this high-density city Meandered through the Zoo and Botanic Gardens (for free) which has been … Continue reading

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Back to blogging

As the craziness of Christmas settles down I can finally get back to blogging. How is it that Christmas and the end of the year is always such a deadline for us? Somehow wanting to squeeze in everything that we should … Continue reading

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Krazy KL

Smack bang in the middle of Kuala Lumpur is the KL Plaza Suites where we stayed for our  first week in Malaysia. Rather a comedown from our beautiful hotel in Bangkok… the building was under renovation (and obviously needed it!) but location, … Continue reading

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Ah, Paris!

There’s just something about Paris isn’t there? There must be, after all, 42 million tourists visit there every year! A pleasant 2 1/2 hour journey from Argenton sur Creuse (or a bit longer if you have to change trains at Chateauroux) and you arrive at … Continue reading

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Arrival

It has been a week since we flew from Melbourne to Singapore (7 hours), spent 2 hours at Changi airport, then the long haul – 13 hours to Paris. Pity that Air France plane had hard seats! Our luggage took … Continue reading

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