Passionate about creating memories

Travel

America

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We've been fortunate enough to visit the U.S. twice; both time celebrating significant birthdays. The first trip took in Boston, New England, Niagara & New York. More recently, Vegas, Grand Canyon, LA, Pacific Highways, Yosemite, San Fransisco & New York. From a continental basis, although President Trump probably wouldn't like this, also included a few here from our Mexico trip!



Greek Life

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We were quite late exploring the Greek Islands but very quickly fell in love with everything about them & have subsequently visited a number. The images in this gallery are from some of our later trips including Crete, Zante & to come shortly, Rhodes.









Zanzibar

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We spent a week on Zanzibar after our safari for some R & R as the safari was fairly gruelling (but very enjoyable of course). What a fantastic island with a rich history (as the centre of the slave trade in previous times - not all of it good!). Despite this being a "chill" time, would have been wrong not to get out & about to see the island & experience it's culture.




Cyprus

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Found Cyprus in between some of our Greek visits & subsequently visited 3 or 4 times. All the atmosphere of Greece but driving on the left & UK plug sockets! You also get the mix of Mediterranean climate and, if you go to the mountains, almost an alps feeling.





The Canary Islands

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Here's another favourite too.Not done Grand Canaria yet & Fuerteventura was some years ago with young children. More recently, we've used Tenerife & Lanzarote as a location for an early year (March) break. We gravitate towards Lanzarote now since it's so easy to get through the airport. We normally hire a villa in Playa Blanca & pick up a car at the airport for the duration. With a little planning, we're normally out of the airport on around half an hour, and another half hour later we're unpacking at the villa - perfect!

France

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Camping holidays in France were our "go to" when the children were smaller - such a relaxed holiday. We've been back a few times since then; most recently in the summer after our first grandchildren were born when we hired a large farmhouse for the whole family.





Out of Africa!

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We were lucky enough to be able to enjoy a safari for our silver wedding anniversary & spent a fantastic week in Tanzania. We were struck by many things on the trip; the enormity of the country ( the Serengeti is just one of 9 national parks & roughly equates to the midlands region of the U.K), the friendliness of the people & the special privilege of being some close to such fantastic animals in their natural environment but most importantly, the friendliness of the people.