Category Archives: Places

Back from the friend’s reunion

Just spent almost 3 days in the Pezenas area for this year’s reunion of the 1968 gang of friends. I shall make a full report whenI have more time and received more photos. However, needless to say that a good … Continue reading

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Tall ships

This is the time of year again. After a Covid related two years break, the “Escale à Sète” started 2 days ago and I was there sharp and early.  One of the giant ships and namely the 🇷🇺 Russian “Shtandard” … Continue reading

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Irish holidays

Just came back from a few days in Ireland I am working on the posts below. It will take me a few days to complete them. Day 1 Fly to Dublin ☞ ☘️ Day 2 Dublin to Limerick ☞ ☘️ … Continue reading

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Irish adventures VIII

DRAFT Time to go home I pre-ordered yesterday evening via the new (to me at least) Free Now app for a 9:30am pick-up at the hotel. In the end I cancelled and asked the front desk to order a cab. … Continue reading

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Irish adventures VII

DRAFT Driving back to Dublin today. The plan is to get there in time for lunch. There is still plenty of exploring to do. I also want to enjoy a few more pints of Guinness since I shall not be … Continue reading

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Irish adventures VI

DRAFT Very good night in Cork, at last a comfy bed. The plan today is to go in the morning to Blarney castle just outside town followed by a visit to the seaside town of Cobh and indeed it is … Continue reading

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Irish adventures V

DRAFT Today we are travelling to Cork First we have to catch the ferry to cross the river Shannon Followed by 100km of what I would describe as country lanes. Beautiful scenery. We arrive in Cork and our Bed and … Continue reading

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Irish adventures IV

Quite a comfortable night but it is time to Go for another full Irish breakfast After which we depart on foot to meet up with a remote member of the family. We have a nice chat and exchange information on … Continue reading

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Irish adventures III

Despite an extremely comfortable bed I am awake fairly sharp. I am in no real rush this morning and the heavy rain outside does not entice me to go out immediately. There is only one thing to do Go for … Continue reading

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Irish adventures II

Awake fairly early. In my case not the best night. Always the same on the first night on a new bed. Also for some unknown reason I felt hungry which could not be the case. Inthe realised I was longing … Continue reading

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