Antigua so far has been a town of hello and goodbyes for me. Am back to travelling solo, as the girls flew out the other morning. Since then I have been adjusting. Am getting used to having no plan but my own and it being Antigua, drinking lots of great coffee! I had heard many great … More Antigua – and then there was one
Walking around Valladolid, something that caught my eye on the quieter streets was the number of dilapidated and abandoned buildings. All very obviously neglected, I lost count of the for sale signs, no takers in these parts for these buildings. But depite the neglect and apparent disinterest locally there was something about these that appealed … More Backstreets
I have a visitor! A college friend has impulsively decided to join me for a few weeks. Meet Marty! We decided to start her trip in Cancun as she was flying in from Ireland, thought some beach R&R would be the perfect tonic to jetlag. From what we saw of Cancun, I have very little … More A musical interlude
I had two all too brief days in Mexico city. Like what happens so often, it was what I had unplanned that I enjoyed the most. The city is mammoth so I needed a plan and had a list of museums and places I wanted to see. I don’t often talk to my friends about … More When was the last time you wrote a letter?
I couldn’t have picked a better place to kickstart the next part of my little adventure than San Francisco. I have finally discovered for myself what people have been telling me for years – it’s a great city. Sometimes, when travelling alone, I tend not to dwell in cities, but in the case of San … More I couldn’t have asked for better