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Canaries Cruise – Lanzarote

Our next port of call was Arrecife in Lanzarote. We had booked a tour to The Parque Nacional de Timanfaya and we were told that this would be like nothing we had experienced before………and they were right! It was like … Continue reading

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Canaries Cruise-Tenerife

This is the view from one of the high spots on the island of Tenerife   Thankfully the wind was blowing the clouds along at a fair lick so we did get to admire the vista! The roads in this … Continue reading

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Canaries Cruise-Palma

La Palma was our next destination after departing Madiera. That evening the ship set up a caribbean style BBQ on the pool deck Dad got into the groove very early on and was watched by many eager female admirers. We … Continue reading

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Canaries Cruise-Funchal

  4th August 2019 The vast majority of the Smith family set sail from Southampton for a 12 day cruise around the Canary Isles.  By saying the vast majority I mean Dad, Ian and Jane, Paul and Sally and my … Continue reading

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Rob and Julia’s Beach Hut

It had become a long-standing joke when Rob invited Steve and me down to visit his beach hut. It was 15 years ago when this invitation was first extended, but in all that time we had never been able to … Continue reading

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Thorpe Park

A Trip to Thorpe Park for Zena’s Birthday   To celebrate Zena’s 12th birthday we took her and her friend Izzy up to Thorpe Park for the day.  We got there early so that we would beat the rush and … Continue reading

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Robbie Williams at Hyde Park

It’s been a long time since I last updated the blog, so here we go, this is what Jane and I have been up to over the summer of 2019. Just before last Christmas I managed to buy a couple … Continue reading

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St Malo

It’s very nearly the end of our short break in France, and this time we are sailing home from St Malo. St Malo is more than just a port, it’s a destination in its own right. We always try to … Continue reading

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Guidel

There are so many beautiful walks to choose from close to our base at Clohars-Carnoët, and today we decided on an estuary walk. La Laïta is the river that heads to the coast and the resort of Guidel-Plage, and this … Continue reading

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Brittany

Doëlan We are now in a small quiet campsite near the quaint fishing village of Doëlan in the Finistere region of Brittany. The temperature here is a more bearable mid 20C during the day and in the mid teens during … Continue reading

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