Roma & Firenze 2010 by Bertolucci (Date of travel: 2010/03/21 - 2010/03/29) | (5 photos | 0 views)
A trip to fascinating Firenze that started and ended in Rome.
?Florence has been on our travel short list for quite a while because it?s the place where the renaissance started and thus the foundations were laid for the ?modern? Western civilization. It never managed to climb though, the Duomo with the famous Brunelleschi dome and the Uffizi museum weren?t going away we reasoned. Our interest grew when my niece E. lived in Florence for 5 months for her Art & Management studies and came back to Holland very enthusiastically, full of stories and secret tips. End March, begin April ...
Around the World by feather (Date of travel: 2010/01/29 - 2010/03/21) | (39 photos | 39 views)
A holiday dream to celebrate my husband's retirement, the main destination was New Zealand for 5 weeks. As it is such a long way, we stopped at Singapore on the way there, but instead of returning the same way, we decided to continue around the world, stopping at Fiji and finally California in the US.
"Patagonia" by PB-Photography (Date of travel: 2009/02/09 - 2009/02/19) | (5 photos | 12 views)
During my youth I was an avid reader of adventures and biographies. I guess these books marked me more for the rest of my life than I could imagine back then. Names like Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and alike sounded like music in my ears. Hardly could I imagine that I ever would make it to places like these.
Finally at age 47 I got to see the area around El Calafate and El Chalten located in the far South of Argentina. It was a long trip with multiple flights all the way from California to Patagonia. Almost 48 ...