Category: Travel with grandchildren

Barcelona to Avignon

We had planned an early start and had finished breakfast and packing by 8. However, we wanted to make one more trip to the market – me to get some fruit and Sam to get […]

Barcelona 3

Our last full day in Barcelona started at an appropriately late hour. We are adjusting well to Spanish hours! Breakfast at 9 and on the road by 10. Our plan was to make it to […]

Barcelona 2

Sam has been having very long days, but is still fighting fit. A late breakfast in the hotel dining room set us up for another day in Barcelona. The weather forecast suggested the possibility of […]

Barcelona 1

I’m taking over the blog today as Peter is off on his conference, Majella. Sam and I slept in and said farewell to Peter as he headed off to his conference and we headed down […]

Saint Flour to Barcelona

We rose just before 7:00 am, had breakfast in the hotel (combinations of cereal, yoghurt, ham, bread, cheese, juice and coffee), packed and were on the road shortly after 8:00 am. I drove the first […]

Paris to Saint Flour

We woke a little before 7:00 am, feeling adjusted to the time zone and reasonably refreshed. Breakfast at the hotel was the typical European buffet and we each had combinations of cereal, rolls with ham, […]

Singapore to Paris

We boarded our flight from Singapore to Paris a little before midnight and settled down for the long night. Majella and Sam were asleep by the time supper was served and missed that meal which […]

Brisbane to Singapore

I was up at 6:00 am and walked 35 minutes, picking up the papers on the way home. From there it was a matter of tidying up some loose ends around the house, eating breakfast, […]

Singapore and home at last

Our flight from Zurich was fully loaded and departure was delayed briefly while somebody was persuaded to wait until next day. Once in the air, we relaxed until the meal was served and then tried […]

Sierre to Zurich

Our plan for the day was to leave Serafino at about 9:30 am, say our farewells at the cure, and then head off to Zurich with plenty of time to dally along the way if […]