“We heard music blasting from small boats floating happily around the canals, and saw people drinking and dancing on overcrowded platforms.”
We haven’t had the chance to wander a lot, but the good news is that because of a visit from my non-EU cousin, we were able to buy a brand new Olympus and get the tax back!Read more "Wandering Camera."
“Granada offered another culinary experience that had us stumbling with full bellies from bar to bar.”Read more "Feasting in Spain."
“There were ancient green clumps of moss covering the Well from top to bottom, strange masonic symbols which gave the area a mystifying fog, and although it was a sunny day, the way that the Well was constructed filtered the light into complete darkness at the bottom.”Read more "Lisbon and Fairytale Castles."
“Porto greeted us with an immediate warm smile on arrival, warmer we were told then it usually is in November.”Read more "Portugal. First stop Porto!"
“The streets here would curve and angle into twisting hills and the zooming cars seemed to care not for any cyclists on the road – I had only travelled an hour away, but it was already so different.”Read more "A Beer in Brussels."
“I was retired from music festivals. The days of standing between sweaty bodies rubbing up against each other in increasingly clothe-less mosh pits was over. Spending what seemed like hours waiting to reach the mythical front of queue with 20,000 other people screaming for drinks was just a distant memory. The tired impossible walk home when trying to out-smart the other 30,000 looking for a taxi? Wouldn’t have to go through that again…”Read more "Amsterdam Dance Event. Out of Retirement."