Chacmool is one of the statues found at the National Gallery of Victoria that i, for many many years, wandered past, without stopping to acknowledge, ignorant of knowledge of this interesting form of artwork. All chacmools follow the same form- where the figure reclines with knees bent and the head sits facing 90 degrees from the body, … More Chacmool…… A statue with an interesting back story
A mere 2 hours drive from Melbourne CBD, you will find the Yarra Valley, a beautiful wine district- the perfect place to enjoy a Melbourne Bite. We had the pleasure of enjoying one nights accommodation at the Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa, where we enjoyed only a few of the MANY features of this … More Another Melbourne Bite- Yarra Valley
EACH night, at the Royal, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico the fight was on……..in the main foyer of the hotel……..everyone scrambled around, for those prime positions, the illusive chairs to view the nightly floor show. Each and every night the dance troupe put on an amazing display, and EVERYONE wanted to get those seats on the … More What a Waste of prime position!
As i mentioned in a previous post, we had the pleasure of staying in Paradise whilst in Peru, and whilst we were there we ALMOST had the opportunity to see the stars. Casa Andina Private Collection, Sacred Valley had so much to offer, and yet we had so little time there. A mere few … More Peru- Sacred Valley- The night we almost star gazed
One of the fun parts of travel is that you get to go on (or at least see) the most amazing transport methods….. just for a start, you have the standard planes, trains and automobiles……. There are the Hop on Hop Off Buses in every major town, there are Gondolas in Venice, the … More Planes, Trains & Automobiles…. just for a start!
One day i wish to return to the Greek Islands, to get the chance to get it right, as all started to decay on the isle of Santorini! By the time we had the pleasure of visiting Santorini in 2014, we had been travelling for over 3 weeks………… we had travelled throughout Paris and ticked … More Santorini….. sunsets, sailing and sickness
One of the best parts of travelling, is to find the little gems, the unexpected and to come home with a story. Whilst my trip to Europe was not the “trip of a lifetime” story that i had initially dreamed it was going to be, the blogging of my adventures most recently has been wonderful- … More Italy- Rome- Fancy sleeping in a fountain?