Category Archives: Travel

Today is Monday August 20, 2018
  • A very rainy Koh Samui: 4 to 7 December

    I kid you not when I say it did not stop raining at all! The rain just kept on coming… on and on and on and did not let up even when we left 3 days later. We had to take a four wheeler to the airport to catch our flight because it was flooding. Thank God! The airports were not flooded though there were many flights that were delayed – again, thankfully not ours.

    It was cloudy the day we got there.

    The following morning – there was a bit of a hesitant sun… and from 1pm it started raining… and it DID.NOT.STOP.RAINING after that.

    We stayed at Beach Republic on Chaweng Beach. It’s a nice place, we had a pool villa which we did not use because it DID.NOT.STOP.RAINING.

    Nevertheless, I had a fantastic time with my husband – all we did – since there was nothing else we could do, and we were indoor bound… was talk about our feelings… and plans for the future. Yeah right! HA.HA.HA….. For those of you that know my husband – as if that is ever likely to happen.

    Some pictures:

    Our villa –

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    The chemical free pool before it started raining;

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    And when it started getting too gloomy for words…

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  • Shanghai: 3 to 7 November 2010

    This is my first trip ever to China. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and had lots of fun and good food.

    The sights in Shanghai are amazing – my pictures does not do the place justice at all!

    The Bund at night.

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    This picture was taken from across the river – not the best of pictures, but it’ll do. I thought it was breathtaking.

    Probably the only tourist site we went to – Tian Zi Fang. I loved it because it was full of  little quaint shops and eateries!

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    Absolutely packed with tourists with their cameras. Has anyone noticed how every other person has a DSLR these days? I have one too!

    I also went to the very busy Nanjing Road where millions of people venture every day.

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    And my not so favourite things in Shanghai – this fast food restaurant that serves porridge and noodles and you tiau (though the soya milk is yummy).

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    And I found this rather icky too; pre-packed chicken wings?! Seriously?!

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  • New York: 30 August to 5 September

    After an 18 hour non-stop flight…

    Brooklyn Bridge;

    In New York,
    Concrete jungle where dreams are made of,
    There’s nothing you can’t do,
    Now you’re in New York,
    these streets will make you feel brand new,
    the lights will inspire you,
    lets here it for New York, New York, New York

  • Koh Samui – Laem Sor Beach

    It’s really not as pretty as it looks.

    It’s really shallow – and there are no waves…

    I didn’t go swimming in the sea because there were loads of slimy green stuff floating about.

  • Still in Bali mood

    Missing the beach… but beach number two – I am coming soon. Next destination to be revealed shortly.

    I can’t imagine anyone not liking the beach.