A week in Switzerland – spoilt silly by good friends July 20th 2011 I had returned to Switzerland for the first time since January 1983, having at that time spent the previous summer at an Alpage followed by picking grapes for the Vendange. I was taking the opportunity of the short hop from Barcelona to revisit my good friends Brigitte and Francois in Vevey. Carolina was with me and I figured we would just lay about a bit, swimming in Lac Lamont, and maybe mixin ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Vevey The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
Comes a time! Now booked for my return to India in July 2013. So.... a new blog to come. Watch this space and the spaces 'between emptiness'.
I have been back in Australia since March 2012. I arrived with Carolina following our amazing trips in India (Jan 2011 and again from Sept 2011 to Feb 2012). Its been without doubt the most challenging year of my life. Carolina returned to Spain in July 2012. I have been 'working' as a tender writer for a mental health NGO.
I head for Bhubaneswar to pick up 'Gladys' the wonder bike (Royal Enfield) - get her into good shape again, and then head for... full info