Not long to go now until I head off on my Europe trip.

I leave on the 3rd of October and head to London for 3 days before joining a bus tour for 18 days.
See the tour here….European Cavalcade

I have been saving for ages for this trip to treat myself for my 50th birthday I am spoiling myself and flying business class with Etihad.


Packing Light

Just over a week now until I go, and I am going to pack this weekend ย For some time I ...
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Day 1.. Bon Voyage -Bound for London

Today stated with an early wake up to get ready to go. A quick breakfast and Mick drove me to ...
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Day 2 – Arriving in London

This is a re-run of the entry that I stupidly deleted. How do you accidently delete an entry you may ...
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Day 3 – London Sightseeing

Started the day with a breakfast of bacon and eggs cooked in the apartment I organized what train I needed ...
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Day 4 – More Sights

A big day of sightseeing today as today is my last day before I meet up with the Trafalgar tour ...
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Day 5 – A Quiet Last Day in London

Had a bit of a sleep in today and pottered round leisurely this morning. I over-did it a bit yesterday, ...
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Day 6 – London to Amsterdam

Today is the first day of my coach tour :). From now on this blog may seem a little disjointed ...
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Day 7 – Amsterdam to Neustadt

A nice sleep in today (6:00) good buffet breakfast, and we were "wheels rolling"at 7:30 on our way to Germany ...
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Day 8 – On to Switzerland

We had our first "gentle start" we did not have to be at breakfast until 7:15 and were on the ...
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Day 9 – Mountains, Lake and Bunkers

Breakfast this morning was a genuine "continental breakfast" of cold meats, cheese, croissants, cereal and coffee ( and tea ) ...
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Day 10 – Lucerne to Innsbruck

On the road to Austria via Liechtenstein. Bern tells us that today is brought to us by the letter "S" ...
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Day 11 – Venice

7:00 bags and breakfast then off to Verona.A pleasant drive down the motorway we passed through the Dolomite mountains and ...
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Day 12 – Venice

Another glorious day in the beautiful Venice. ๐Ÿ™‚ we have a strange phenomenon today... There is a big shiny ball ...
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Day 13 – Venice to Rome

We had an early start today, ready for a long road trip day today. Leaving the hotel at 7:30 we ...
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Day 14 -The Vatican & the Colosseum -Rome

We boarded the coach and walked straight passed the lines and entered the museum just on 8:00 We passed through ...
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Day 15 – Sorrento, Positano & the Amalfi Coast

Arrivederci Roma 7:00 bags and breakfast this morning and we are on our way to Naples While we were in ...
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Day 16 – Sorrento to Florence

Pompeii ...After a good breakfast, quite a few of us went to the pool deck to take photos of Sorrento ...
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Day 17 – Florence

We woke to a misty morning and about 15 degrees Yay to some cooler weather. The weather report says it ...
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Day 18 – Florence to Nice via Pisa

Another early morning (6:45 bags and breakfast) then off to Pisa. The leaning tower was built as the bell tower ...
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Day 19 – Nice

A free morning today, so a group of us headed out shopping. Bern gave us details instructions on how to ...
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Day 20 – Nice -Avignon -Lyon

On the bus at 7:45 we made our way along the Promenade and bid farewell to Nice. The sun was ...
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Day 21 – Lyon – Paris via Versailles

6:45 bags and breakfast and we were on our way to Paris at 7:30 A misty morning greeted us as ...
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Day 22 – Paris

We started the day with a sightseeing tour on the coach, stopping a number of times for photos. We then ...
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Day 23 – Paris to London

Early start this morning for our final day. Quite a few people are staying on in Paris and a number ...
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Day 24 – Last day in London and Heading Home

I checked out the hotel after having the included buffet breakfast. The hotel stored my bags while I headed out ...
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Home

As much as I thoroughly enjoyed my time away, I t is great to be home again. A few days ...
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