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Garrynjan's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 5 countries, posted 895 pictures and written 41 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

  • The homes all sit on heavily wooded lots;between half and one acre plots in this area, with narrow 2 lane roads making for slower driving once off the major motorway and lots of double yellow li...

  • pinch me,pinch me!!! - Jun 17, 2015

    Arriving at our destination in Cape Cod, was quite a relief after the heavy traffic we had been driving in for days. School hols and the roads are busy...or maybe it is always like this.Our host...

  • St Louis to Kentucky - Jun 11, 2015

    Thanks for the comments on our first blog - As someone pointed out ...pic of the car please!!! and yes we are so happy with "Sally" - great mileage and ticks all the boxes. The Mississippi river ...

Travel Blogs by Garrynjan

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