Monthly Archives: April 2011

The road to Digne-les-Bains

Wednesday we were up at 5.00am (thinking we’re still young enough to cope with that kind of thing) and off to catch the little one-carriage train up to Digne-le-Bains in the foothills of the Alps. (I’d always associated Nice with … Continue reading

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Markets Merciers and Mozart

Sunday morning Heather rested. She is still not 100% well at this point, while I headed off to find a phone box to call Mum. I walked for ages and was directed eventually up around to the area which turned … Continue reading

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Nice at last! April Fool’s Day and all

Glad we flew to Nice as it gave us a chance to see the countryside from overhead – the patchwork fields, the gorges where time and weather had clawed and sculpted the earth. Then we saw what I thought were … Continue reading

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First stop London

Thanks to all those people who farewelled us via assorted lunches, dinners and things (we should go away more often!) and to Vicki and Kris for taking us to the airport… even though we had to return from Narrabeen to … Continue reading

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Goodbyes, flight and friends

The trip over was still the full 23 or 24 hour ordeal. A 1-hour stopover in Bangkok… (the airport is very different from last time – endless bright highly polished halls and strings of moving walkways – who knows where … Continue reading

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