Monthly Archives: September 2013

Venice 2013—Part 2

St Mark’s Square a few centuries eariler.

A print of this painting was in our room in the B & B we stayed in. St Mark’s square was definitely not as crowded back then. This bridge is the first one seen after leaving the railway station and … Continue reading

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Overnight Cruise on Doubtful Sound

Sailing into the sky.

An overnight trip on the Fiordland Navigator at half price was a bargain we couldn’t resist. Our friend Bev, whose grandchildren are Scouts in Te Anau, told us about the pre-season cruise which was a fundraiser for the Scouts arranged … Continue reading

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Venice—water and boats


  In three short days we saw Venice when it was sunny and calm, windy and rainy and in between. It was always spectacular. Since Venice is built on an archipelago of 117 islands formed by 177 canals in a … Continue reading

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