Picture This … I could picture it all so clearly. Our motorhome parked by a woodland babbling brook. Me, relaxing in the dappled sunlight whiling away the hours painting and reading. Lars planning his next project. How luxurious! That was the plan. Before we left Australia, we imagined the journey ahead. Full of excitement, new […]
You can understand why people fall in love with Paris. Cobble stoned streets, exquisitely styled buildings, a romantic history, picturesque tree-lined boulevards and chic coffee shops all accentuated by the evocative Seine River. Paris in Spring is just enchanting!
Escape from the crowds and let your senses feast on the fabulous flora and fauna found at Parque Biologico de Gaia, an Environmental Rehabilitation Centre and Nature Reserve, near Porto, in Portugal. Our afternoon at Parque Biologico de Gaia was just magical. It was a delight to get so close to many of the animals and the environment was so soothing and peaceful. It was a total reboot for the soul!
Normandy, a region in the north-west of France, is famous not only for the isle of Le Mont Saint-Michel but further to the north, the majestic Alabaster Coast. This coastline of white, limestone cliffs extends 130 kilometres overlooking the English Channel. Interspersed with mostly inaccessible, pebbly beaches with the breath-taking seascapes have long inspired painters, […]
What amazed us most whilst travelling through Brittany, a region in the northwest of France, is the absolute jaw-dropping panorama. From the raw coastal stretches to the old-world villages, there is such amazing diversity on display. Some places reminded us of scenes from our own Australia. We’ve captured 8 ‘Bretagne’ memorable locations that really […]
The beautiful Loire Valley features many exquisite châteaux. The meandering Loire River, hidden among the rolling green hills and stately forests, provides the perfect setting for these grand French Renaissance styled buildings. It’s definitely a trip back in time when visiting the Loire Valley châteaux! Chateau de Chenonceau The Chateau de Chenonceau, a beautifully situated […]
A step back in time during a day visit to Porto in northern Portugal. With its wide central boulevard, old historical buildings, trams, azulejo adorned churches and the famed book store featured as Harry Potter’s library; it is a place full of charm! Livraria Lello & Irmao Historic Book Store This picturesque bookstore dates back […]
Sometimes we need to write our thoughts down in order to understand them. We are never quite sure what is inside of us until we start to write, to paint or to go through the creative process. I forget this sometimes. In fact, I often forget this. A reminder came this afternoon when I sat down […]
We were keen to see some small Portuguese towns and some spectacular coastline. A recommendation from a fellow traveller to visit the fishing village of Sesimbra and the nearby wild, coastal Cabo Espichel, was a top tip. What can we say – it was superb! Sesimbra Sesimbra, an important fishing village, is well-known for […]
Andalucia is the southern most and second largest province in Spain and has coastlines that share both the Mediterranean and Atlantic seas. This area is rich in both culture and beauty. You can begin to understand why this area attracts visitors from far and wide. Our 5 top spots in Andalucia include Cordoba, Seville, […]
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