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Exploring Dublin 2 : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Our ‘Hop on-Hop off’ bus tour in Dublin continues ….  across O’Connell Bridge over the River Liffey into Southeast Dublin Main entrance to Trinity College founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin, Ireland : Travel Reminiscences

St Patrick’s day, a few days ago,  jogged my memory of the incomplete ‘Travel Reminiscences’ series I started last year where I was posting all the bits in Ireland I had not done when we returned from that fabulous holiday in 2009.  … Continue reading

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Overnight stop at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

On our recent trip to the Cape .. Kuilfontein Stable Cottages , situated on the south side of Colesberg on the N1, is our favourite overnight stop en route back from the Cape to Johannesburg.  I have written and posted many photos on Kuilfontein … Continue reading

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Walk-about in Siena, Tuscany

Here’s another place I would have loved to spent longer, much longer ..  ambling through the narrow streets of Siena, the historic centre of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscapes … Continue reading

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Lunch at Blaauwklippen … and my 1000th post !!

One thousand posts !!  Cannot believe it !!  Anyway, there it is .. the stats don’t lie.  I thought of doing something special like re- posting my first one, or the 100th, or the 500th, or my favourite post, or the best place … Continue reading

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Sunday Selections #14

Doors … again !!   I’ve had fun looking for doors and gates (my self-proclaimed theme for Sunday Selections at the moment!) .. have even found I have a fetish for fences too .. so watch this space !!  Luckily I’ve … Continue reading

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Sunday Selections #11

To continue with my ‘doors’ theme, as I featured a few weeks on Sunday Selections, here are some small/short doors from our trips to England, Wales and Ireland People from way back must have been very short !!!!   I am 5’5″ … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Uva Mira Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, Western Cape For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here

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