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Garrynjan's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 8 countries, posted 1,466 pictures and written 66 entries in 4 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

  • Things we will miss in Florida .....our family, friends and seeing the unexpected. On our drive home from shopping today; on our country road, there sitting on the hot seal on the side of the ro...

  • Bob cats for breakfast - Sep 7, 2016

    Kentucky- a South Eastern State bounded by the Ohio river to the North and the Appalachian mountains in the East. The State's largest city, Louisville, is home to the Kentucky Derby, the renown...

  • Contrary to a bogus email you would have all received last week, asking for money to get us out of a 'fix' at some unknown airport in Turkey, we are very safe with our family in Florida....and I gu...

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