Tag Archives: Travels

#Shenzhen (1): a Modern Chinese City of Contrasting Experiences

I admit. I have been to Shenzhen before, three times. And I did not like it. The first time I travelled to Shenzhen was in the summer of 1999, when I was passing through, from Chongqing to Hong Kong. I … Continue reading

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A Historical Tour de #Belgium: #Bruges, #OstendAtlanticWalls and #Ypres

Following John’s post Remembering Great Granddad George, I am filling in some gaps and sharing a few more pictures of our ‘expedition’ to our European cousins. Yes, I have wanted to visit Bruges for quite sometime, long before I saw the … Continue reading

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Jewels of #Yorkshire: #BrimhamRocks, #YorkshireSculpturePark and #TourDeFrance

Many years have gone by since I lived in West Yorkshire, followed by a short happy year in South Yorkshire. For me, those were seven interesting years in my life, and for John, it was longer, and as a matter of … Continue reading

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#Majorca: a Special #Birthday Treat on a Magical Spanish Island

The rays of the sun, the sound of the sea, the long stretch of green palms and white plane trees, the glimmer of the fabulous yachts, all formed a pretty picture of a tropical paradise on earth. I laid down … Continue reading

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