"Boneyard" and Tombstone

Garrynjan's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 10 countries, posted 1,514 pictures and written 68 entries in 5 travel blogs
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Omokoroa Tauranga,
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
Member Since
May 5, 2013

About Garrynjan

retired- out of retirement occassionally to work the shop at the Golf Resort (Fairview)
Favourite music
Favourite movie
Somewhere in time (Christopher Reeves), Marigold hotel .The Way, Martin Sheen.
Favourite quote
there is no such word as CAN'T
Interests and hobbies
sewing ,landscaping, decorating,cooking ,entertaining friends
One thing I want to do before I die
fall off my perch in Italy- preferably on Amalfi coast
Favourite book
Any travel book
My friends describe me as
The most amazing moment in my life so far
moments !!!- Italy , travelling the countryside, and their amazing coastal villages , centuries old, clinging to cliff edgesrl Greece,Corfu;, right up there with 'amazing. Portugal - too, a wonderful gritty country....great scenery and lovely people
Jan, married to Garry Carpenter for 40 years.8 Grandchildren.
5 in NZ and 3 with our son  in Florida.
Since 2004 when we did a 31 day Trafalgar trip through Europe , we have travelled every year. With our son  and his wife and 3 grandchildren  living in Florida ,we travel for 6 months of every year , trying to see as much as we can while  enroute to stay in our Condo on their property.
Homeexchanges have made this very affordable.

Recent Entries by Garrynjan

  • Makes my heart ZING - May 31, 2016

    The most important thing to have when travelling is a sense of adventure (something that I am sure Garry wishes that each year I could lose); but as long as we are fit and able, this travelling bug...

  • I said "swagger" - Jun 7, 2016

    more news and pics from Lake Como : I have not been able to set the pin on our location accurately, so have changed it to the village we look at to our left and from where the church bells toll e...

  • Italian Lakes...their beauty is extravagant, yet different. Lake Como's scenery is stunning, surrounded by tall mountains that rise directly from the waters edge up to snow-capped peaks, but t...

Travel Blogs by Garrynjan

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