Landmarks of Sydney, Australia

I had visited Sydney when I was with the Canadian Navy back in November 1986 when we joined in to celebrate the Royal Australian Navy’s 75th anniversary.  I didn’t have much time ashore so I was happy to visit again, this time on my own, in July 2018, for 15 days.  I stayed at an […]

A day trip to the Blue Moutains, NSW, Australia

For the last day of my 15 day trip to Sydney, Australia in May 2018, I spent a full day’s journey to the Blue Mountains in New South Wales (NSW). Some Wikipedia tidbits on the Blue Mountains: The Blue Mountains are a mountainous region and a mountain range located in New South Wales, Australia. The […]

The Medieval Town of Toruń, Poland

After a hectic two days in Gdansk, my northern Poland journey continued on Friday morning, May 24, 2018, to the Medieval Town of Torun.  The Torun Miasto train station was only a short walk to my hotel just outside the old town, a great location for my two day stay and my last stop before […]

The bubble busker lady in Toruń, Poland

A highlight of my 11 day trip to northern Poland in May 2018 was my 2 day stay in the medieval town of Torun.  One late afternoon I was presented with a fun and challenging photo opportunity.  Next to the Old Townhall a lady, accompanied by her two children, started bubble buskering much to the […]

My Journey to the Royal Wedding 2018

My Friday night departure from Ottawa, Ontario on May 18th was the start of my 10 day trip to Europe with a one day layover in London and then onward to my Poland destinations.  Coincidently, the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was to be held on the Saturday, the day of my […]