Torrey Pine,California

Garrynjan's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 5 countries, posted 820 pictures and written 37 entries in 3 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 edges. Corfu too, right up there with 'amazing. Portugal - too, a wonderful gritty country....great scenery and lovely people
Jan, married to Garry Carpenter for 36 years.8 Grandchildren.
5 in NZ and 3 with son  in Florida.
Since 2004 when we did a 31 day Trafalgar trip through Europe , we have travelled every year. Now with Todd and Talley living in Florida,for 6 months of every year we try 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

  • Cabo San Lucas - May 27, 2014

    Our holiday this year commencing with a 2 week homexchange in Cabo San Lucas. Followed by a flight to Lexington, Kentucky to collect our car and a further 2 day drive to Cape May for another 2 we...

  • Torrey Pine,California - Nov 10, 2014

    New things to learn - every day.......... I had become accustomed to the name Torrey Pines, California talked of in the golf world, (as a location) ... however I was to learn different as cousin V...

  • crossing USA - Part 2 - Oct 24, 2014

    Day 6: USA road trip Florida to Los Angeles Departing San Antonio at 6am and driving for 1 & 1/2 hours in the dark, sure gave us a jump start on our long day....600 miles was the target , ...

Travel Blogs by Garrynjan

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