Category Archives: ruins

Our Italian adventure began on this day .. three years ago

It’s been three years since hubby and I travelled overseas!!  Time to go again, me thinks .. our SA Rand has to improve by lots before we can even think about it! Sooo .. three years, on this very evening, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 18th June 2013 in Italy

On this day, 18th June 2013, on a Trafalgar Tour of Italy, hubby and I spent the day in Pompeii, Sorrento and Positano with our tour group. We stopped at the ancient city of Pompeii which was buried under pumice and ash when Mount … Continue reading

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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Christ Church Cathedral, the Mother Church of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in the Church of Ireland, part of the world wide Anglican Communion. Viking Dublin’s first cathedral was a … Continue reading

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Village of Adare, Co. Limerick .. 2 : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 The Dunraven Arms Hotel, where hubby and I stayed for two nights, is one of the last buildings/dwellings on the main road through the charming village of Adare Having walked into the … Continue reading

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Blarney Castle, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I had done a post on our visit to Blarney Castle , on our return,  so this is a photo-journey through part, a very small part, of the 60 acre parkland surrounding the castle, the castle … Continue reading

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Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Our next stop after Cahir Castle in County Tipperary was the Rock of Cashel .   As with Cahir Castle I had done a post in my previous BlogSpot blog in Nov … Continue reading

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Cahir Castle, Co. Tipperary : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I love castles !!! I have done a post on Cahir Castle – posted in Nov 2009.   It was on my previous BlogSpot and the photographs are quite small.  I may include the … Continue reading

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