Historic Toledo

After three days in Salamanca we were bound for Toledo. The first part of the journey was fast. The AVE train sometimes reaching nearly 300 kms/hour. We flashed by the countryside, most of which was pretty dry looking. Occasionally we passed some awesome looking old towns. This one is Avíla. In Madrid we changed from…

Melbourne – White Night 5 – 2017

This was Melbourne’s fifth White Night but it was our third time. While White Night technically starts at 7pm from past experience we knew it was pretty pointless looking around until after it was actually dark which in summer is nearly 9pm. So we joined a few friends in eating dinner at the Shark Fin Inn,…

Cirque du Soleil – Kooza

When our four sons were much younger we once took them to a Cirque du Soleil show. It was fantastic. Many different shows have come to Melbourne over the years but we hadn’t found the time to go. So this year when they came to Melbourne with their show, Kooza, Karen and I decided to buy…