Page 5 of thehayses Travel Blog Posts

Europe » Italy June 6th 2015

Geo: 44.0989, 9.74082Another marathon travelling day - shuttle bus into Bellagio, ferry to Varenna Esino, train to Milan, then to Genoa, another to Levanto and one more to Riomaggiore.Checked into our room and had the best shower !Grilled seafood for dinner at the restaurant downstairs.Sleep-in and a relaxing Sunday - train strike, so we just stayed around town.Dinner of seafood and pasta, and more wine, hic!Up and off exploring - train to Monterosso, and a walk along the foreshore. Train to Vernazza and lunch. Ferry back to Riomaggiore and a walk up to the Castello.Out for dinner and back to our room to relax. ... read more
Seafood platter = yum!
At the marina
Sunset in Cinque Terre

Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Bellagio June 4th 2015

Geo: 45.9877, 9.26198Bellagio was so beautiful that we had to come back.Caught the train from Milan to Varenno-Esino, and a ferry to Bellagio. A light lunch in town, then a shuttle bus to the hotel.Checked in and had a short rest, then back down to town for a ride on the tourist bus.Wandered around a few shops, then back to the hotel for a shower before dinner. Wine tasting in the courtyard, followed by buffet dinner = awesome!... read more
Big beer!
New friends :-)
Night time over Lake Como

Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Milan June 3rd 2015

Geo: 45.4637, 9.18813Early start today up at 5.30 - Wendy drove us to Heathrow (Thx Wendy) bit of a struggle with the traffic on the M25 but we got there with plenty of time to spare. Flight delayed, but we got to Milan without any stress and the weather is beautiful. Bus into the city and a taxi to the Hotel Lancaster.Feeling much cleaner after a shower and a bit of a rest.Had a walk around/ near our hotel, fiund a nice pizza/pasta restaurant for dinner.Now I just need to workiut how to upload photos, and we can show some food pictures!... read more
Arch near our hotel

Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Tullamarine May 31st 2015

Geo: -37.6866, 144.883It's time to catch up to Kate. An overnight flight to Abu Dhabi (Yabba Dabba Doo), Then hopefully a quick changeover, and on to London. ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London May 28th 2015

Geo: 51.5002, -0.126236Up to Southhampton today to see Jamie, Emma and finally meeting Harry :-). Had a lovely evening with them and then the next day we went on a trip to Winchester to the Cathedral there , a beautiful building and a very pretty town. Wendy and I then headed off for the bright lights of London and to stay with Daniel and Rachel, when we got there Ollie was there as well so had a lovely BBQ dinner.Next morning Wendy and I headed off to Enfield hoping to see where my Dad lived ,only to find out I was a few months to late, it had been pulled down, I did get to see one other place that he did live in for a while.Next day Wendy and I headed into London, starting out ... read more
Cricket anyone

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Devon » Tavistock May 25th 2015

Geo: 50.546, -4.1535Today we went into Tavistock to the market and a wander around the shops, Tavi is a beautiful place and every time I am there I just love it, I think I could easily live there. You have the moors nice and close and it retains the feel of a real english village.Wendy and I then jumped in the car and made our way across to Launceston in Cornwell on the hunt for the elusive charlie bears that I just had to have lol. On the way we drove through the Tamar Valley which really is a beautiful as I have seen so many times on shows on the TV , no disappointment at all. I might have accidentally acquired a couple of extra passengers for the ride home lol.The next day went for ... read more
Charlie Bears Home
Dartmoor Downs

Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Seville May 23rd 2015

Geo: -37.7772, 145.461Well what a flight, starting in Melbourne, sitting on the tarmac for 2 hours because someone thought they could fly but they were to ill, so we had to wait while they unloaded him and his luggage and then we had to re-fuel.Finally on our way yay. Arrived at Abu Dhabi to found out our connecting flight was winging its way to london without us :-).4 hours later we were on our way, arrived safely at Heathrow and my bus was long gone, luckily wonderful husband at other end had booked a room at a nearby hotel. stayed the night there and on to Plymouth and Wendy the next day.... read more

Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Seville June 11th 2014

Geo: -37.7772, 145.461Up early and Gary and Derek went out for another ride around the local streets, then up into the foothills to stretch their legs.Out to Lamphun to visit the temple and post some clothes home.Back to pack, and out to dinner on the way to the airport.Overnight flight to Tullamarine, and drive hoem to Seville.An awesome holiday was had by all :-)... read more

Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Rai June 10th 2014

Geo: 19.91, 99.83Up early and off to Chiang Rai for the day.Visited the white temple and the black house.Lunch at the Singha Tea Plantation.Back home for dinner and a couple of Wild Turkeys.... read more
Kung at Singha Tea Plantation
Wandering around the Black House gardens

Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai June 8th 2014

Geo: 18.8, 98.98We arrived at Gary and Kungs house in Chiang Mai after the road trip, checked into our room and went to the Walking Street market and out for dinner. Sleep in, then out to the day market and night market. Kate had the worlds smallest chicken wings.Up early and Gary and Derek went out for a great ride around the real Chiang Mai. Out for early dinner and out to another market.... read more
Tiny chicken wings

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