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A Good, Good Friday in Sicily

A Good, Good Friday in Sicily

Easter's Good Friday started with the Gow/Murdoch family tradition of a cuppa tea in bed with a Lindt Chocolate Bunny to scoff.  We decided it’s too long to wait until Easter Sunday to start eating chocolate, so we start on Friday and make it a four day event. We...

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Monemvasia the Magnificent

Monemvasia the Magnificent

When travelling for an extended period around such an amazing place as Greece, which has plenty to offer, you are often seeing sights and places every day that bring the word ‘WOW’ to your lips. Occasionally however, you happen upon a place where “wow”, even spelt in...

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Diros Caves

Diros Caves

Go to Caves of Diros they said. It’s un-miss-able! So we did…. And... They were right! Located down near the southernmost tip of the Mani Peninsula on the Peloponnese, it was inevitable that as we tracked our way around the coast, we would eventually come across...

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Fabulous Mani Spirit in the Peloponnese

Fabulous Mani Spirit in the Peloponnese

Alan Gow Checked Out in the  Mani Peninsula in Greece 6 February 2018 Soon after leaving Kalamata, we entered the land of the Maniots, the traditional inhabitants of Mani, which is the centremost of the three peninsulas which make up the southern part of the...

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The Ferocity of Mother Nature

The Ferocity of Mother Nature

Bad weather can be the difference between staying in one place for a while or moving on quickly. No place looks inviting in a howling gale. With rain looming, grey clouds overhead, and a cold wind blowing who wants to get out and explore? It’s just too easy to sit...

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Methoni Castle – Greece

Methoni Castle – Greece

Alan Gow Checked Out in the Peleponese Region of Greece 19 January 2018 The castle of Methoni, built in the early 13th century, is among the largest castles in the Mediterranean and was one of the two “eyes of Venice in the Mediterranean” which were the forts that the...

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Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Gallipoli, By Ruth Murdoch (Edited by Alan Gow) The name “Gallipoli” to a typical Kiwi, cannot help but invoke strong thoughts and emotions, especially around Anzac Day, 25 April. Television, newspapers and the radio bring us the stories of that time over a hundred...

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A Hidden Sanctuary

A Hidden Sanctuary

It’s no secret that Europe has a number of toll roads, that when traveling distances can become expensive. Italy is no exception to this.   Therefore, with time on our hands, and in an effort to conserve funds, we made the decision to take the long route and head down...

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The Many Doors of Europe

The Many Doors of Europe

There are so many doors on our travels that have taken our interest, so here you will find a gallery of the European doors.  I hope you enjoy these as much as we have enjoyed taking the photos. [gallery type="rectangular"...

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