Australia via Singapore 3 to 18 May 2012 May 20th 2012 We left Sri Lanka and arrived in Singapore just over three hours later and what a shock to the system it was. How different can two islands be in this part of the world - Singapore was so modern, clean and new compared to Sri Lanka which was so old, chaotic and raw. We were staying at an airport hotel as we only had a few days but it was an ideal location for our short time on the island. A ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
We left the UK in 2010 after retiring to travel ‘around the world’ for a year! Well we are still living 'out of suitcases' and having wonderful experiences in an ‘ever expanding’ number of countries - the world seems to keep on growing...... We have now written over 100 blogs, starting them initially as a way of storing our memories in an ‘out of body hard drive’, so that we do not forget any of our visits and experiences as we grow ever older….…We are just about to head off to USA, Canada for 6 months and we hope that you continue to enjoy reading our blogs.
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