Last Day in Prague (Part 1)

The ancient splendour and beauty of Prague, a city beyond compare, left an impression on my imagination that will never fade. – Richard Wagner This was our last day in Prague so the plan was to do everything and visit everywhere that we planned on seeing. Yesterday, we were in Charles Bridge, but we were…

Day 3 in Prague

“In Rome, the statues. In Paris, the paintings. And in Prague the buildings suggest that pleasure can be an education.” – Caleb Crain It was hard on my feet yesterday but I am guessing that this day will be a better one. Our activity for today is a Sightseeing guided walk plus a few hours…

Windows and Cobbled Streets

“Never hesitate to open new windows in your life!” – unknown In Prague, when I avoided the crowds in the streets and was able to capture these windows …

Doors in Prague

‘The most unspoiled baroque city in Europe.’ – Christopher Booker Arched doorway, heavy wooden doors and walkways in Prague Castle, Petrin Hill and surrounds. These are old historic landmarks in Prague, Czech Republic. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge

Day 2 in Prague

“No matter how many countries you’ve travelled to or where you’re going, Prague will sweep you off your feet.” – unknown From our hotel, hubby and I decided walk to the Old Town Square. It is said that Prague is very walkable… so that’s exactly what we did. We may be using the tram in…

Tour of Imperial Europe

“Prague changes like a precious stone to reflect the weather, the time of day and the season of the year.” – Christian Norberg – Schulz ”We must not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” –…

The Cally

“I’m not lost, I’m exploring.” Tim, my son, used to live in Islington, a district in Greater London in 2018 … so best place to go for coffee is in Caledonian Road or The Cally (as locals call it). This is a long stretch of road running for a mile on the western side of…

Stopover in London

“When exploring London, you will come across lots of excitement by chance, so try to take everything in rather than just rushing around to all of the major tourist haunts.” – Richard Branson 2018 was the last time we left Melbourne to go overseas because plans were stopped by “you know what”. Took this Royal Brunei flight…

Fun in Public Art

“Artists are not miracle workers – they’re just another alternative. “ -Mary Jane Jacobs To continue with my trip back home in the Philippines. .. Here are some Public Art which can be found in the Hannah’s Beach Resort in Pagudpud, Ilocos. This is a fun place to be, aside from being with nature and…

The journey continues …

“Roads were made for journeys not destinations.” – Confucius After an overnight stay and 2 days on the road in Vigan, we were off again. before it was Pam, my niece, who was driving, and now it was Ram’s turn, my nephew. Sharing this for Jo’s Monday Walk And so, the adventure continues… Next stop…the…

Windows in Ilocos

“Beauty exists not in sameness but in difference.” – PCoelho As part of our road trip, here are some olden style windows all found in Ilocos, the northern part province of the Philippines. Metal Grillwork on stone structure These are the traditional Capiz on wooden sliding windows. What is a capiz window? Capiz (Kapis) shell…

Roadtrip

“Discover how beautiful our country is and how wonderful our people are. Time to fall in love with the Philippines.” – Tony Meloto A few years ago, my husband and I went with my family on a road trip to the northern part of the Philippines. And that was the last time I have visited…