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Some people have asked me why Japan? I say why not but I think they are looking for more of a reason. Not that one ever needs a reason to travel, I'll try to come up with one.
I lived in Japan for a year, half my life ago, and it was an amazing fantasy year. Met so ...
... see all of New Mexico (miles and miles and miles)
The whole of NM lies out there - full of weird things to see and do. And I have nearly 3 weeks to do it in!
4. Day 27 - 31 - Albuquerque for Balloon Fiesta
Hundreds of balloons, a man with a camera (ok several cameras) - what more could I want? (see http://www.balloonfiesta.com/)
... strolled around the harbour and also booked a hire car for later in the week. After dinner we did a Ghostly Night tour which was also based around the harbour. It gave us a bit of history on the settlement of the city as well as some tales of the ghosts that haunt the hotels here. Good fun.
Tuesday 26/5 - While Denise went off to do the hop-on hop-off bus tour I headed off for a bike tour. Unfortunately ...
They say a pilgrimage begins and ends at your own front door. As with every trip, the preparation is part of the journey. Spiritual readings, Spanish language practice and numerous weekend hikes have been part of my preparation routine.
Before leaving home, medieval pilgrims would clear up unsettled business, pay off their debts, settle arguments, and apologize to everyone whom they may have offended. I doubt I can accomplish ...
- Another gorgeous day. Victoria is full of old buildings, beautiful old brick buildings. It has a bit of a Wellington vibe. I like this place, I think I like it the best of all the cities we have visited.
- We visited Fan Tan Alley. It looks like a tiny space in between two brick buildings, then you walk in and shops open up on either side. It looks like it's having a bit of a makeover. One shop was very cool, all the ...