Monthly Archive: December 2008

Croisiere a Seine 0

Croisiere a Seine

Monday looked warmer than Sunday, but I think we have never been as cold (and we thought we had come well prepared). Our plan was to sort out some travel arrangements for the rest...

Paris Day 1 part 2 0

Paris Day 1 part 2

If I keep writing at this level of detail, we will need to wake early each morning to chronicle. Our goal was d’Orsay, but we found ourselves outside la Madeleine and popped inside for...

First day in Paris 0

First day in Paris

Of course, we woke far too early. Jet lag kicked in at five in the morning and Paula was ready to party. With the temperature at -4 degrees outside, we were’t going anywhere soon,...

St Pancras Station 0

St Pancras Station

We’ve been sitting in a great cafe called Pain Quotidien, enjoying a remarkable brunch of organic breads, ham and drinks. It’s freezing outside – literally – and the queues for the Eurostar are huge,...

In transit, Bankok 0

In transit, Bankok

So how does one describe the experience of the stopover? Is it one of those rites of passage that all those who travel to and from Australia must endure? Paula describes Bankok Airport as...

The Holiday Reading List 0

The Holiday Reading List

Ah, the joys of blogging on the iPhone. Here’s hoping that my belief in wifi in Europe is well-founded, otherwise this blog might be very abbreviated. Anyway, here is the reading list that is...

Bon Voyage 0

Bon Voyage

It always surprises me that the travelling public – I don’t count business travellers as the public – put up with conditions that the RSPCA would find abusive if animals were expected to fly...