First trip out of the Mother City was driving Cape Town to Simon’s Town. We planned our route via Chapman’s Peak but discovered that on Wednesday’s during February and March the Peak road is closed……note to self check website on the day. You would think that having retired early I had all the time in […]
Happened on Kalk Bay whilst staying at the lovely William French Residence in Simons Town . A fifteen minute drive north on the Eastern Cape coastal route and with parking easy to come by there was no excuse not to stop at this fabulous arty, quirky seaside town…. ………and so glad we did. Nice flat walking for […]
To reach the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Point you need to pay £15 to enter the national park, although it is much more expensive for international visitors I still felt it was well worth it as there is so much to see and do. This is one spot where I would like to […]
It’s been a while Stockbridge but the reunion of The Grey Traveller and this perfect Hampshire village was sweet. The windows were festive, the retailers cheery and The Three Cups welcoming with warmth, good food and great cheer. Here are a few of my favourite photos. Happy Christmas.
You know me I like to travel rant……… here are two things that have recently annoyed me……. Selfish iPad man – whilst watching the changing of the guard in Athens , someone at the front held his iPad up to film the entire ceremony which meant about eight people behind him found it difficult to see. Breaking the rules -In The […]
Yes you did read right! …… these type of products are available in vending machines just like we might buy a canned drink or a chocolate bar in the UK. I couldn’t resist trying one for less than £2 in a Shenyang shopping mall recently. Instructions are to wash feet, open each ‘foot bag’ and […]
Myself and he who likes to think he is obeyed have not laughed so hard for so long whilst watching Jack and Michael Whitehall do their gap year together in 5 weeks. The Netflix series of 6 episodes in South East Asia was all too short. Kicking off in Bangkok, father and son took in the […]