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Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France

All photos taken on July 2, 1984. Breakfast in France was a real improvement. In addition to rolls and coffee, we also got a croissant and orange juice for our petit déjeuner. Because we did not sign on for any Cosmos $13.50 optional tours, we were on our own. Allison gave us one more chance,Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France”

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Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 – It all Began in London

All photos taken on June 7, 1984. Ever since our 1977 honeymoon visit to London, we had intended to get back for another look. We did not intend to drive in London on this trip, as that was just not worth it. I am such a consummate trip planner, I wondered how I managed toContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 – It all Began in London”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong-Tokyo-Los Angeles-Edmonton

Photo taken on May 14, 1982. We have this game we play as we near the end of a vacation. We try to recall all that we saw, did and ate on each day. I must admit, that it proved difficult on this trip, even though we were still in our 20s. This had trulyContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong-Tokyo-Los Angeles-Edmonton”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore-Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 13, 1982. A fairly leisurely start to our day with a buffet breakfast in the Belvedere Restaurant in our hotel. We had a good chat with our tour guide and thanked him for his services, before boarding the bus that would take us to Changi Airport. To continue reading, pleaseContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore-Hong Kong”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore

All photos taken on May 12, 1982. Our first tour of the day was back down to the waterfront, where we saw dock workers bouncing huge white bales of rubber latex onto the dock. The architecture of the time was striking, but not a patch on what exists today. To continue reading, please click here.Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Singapore”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong to Bangkok

All photos taken on May 7, 1982. No time for a hotel breakfast this morning. It was up, out and on the bus to Kai Tak Airport early. We had a 9:00 AM flight to Bangkok to catch. We said our goodbyes to local tour guide Roxanne and headed for the departure lounge. To continueContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong to Bangkok”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 6, 1982. After all our adventures yesterday, we opted for a more low key day today. Buffet breakfast was again in the Bauhania Room at the Hong Kong Hotel. After lunch we spent some time wandering through the shops along Nathan Road and in Ocean Terminal, looking for some lastContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong”

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 4, 1982. Breakfast buffet was in the Bauhinia Room at our hotel. Our tour day was a bit different today and the reason will become evident when you see where we ended our tour day. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Analogue Adventures – Orient Escapade 1982 – Taipei – Hong Kong

All photos taken on May 3, 1982. We once again awoke to commuter announcements from the nearby transportation center. We completed our packing, put our cases outside the door and went down to Trader’s Lounge for breakfast. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Wildflower Bouquet

All photos taken on July 26, 2022, during our walk in Bunchberry Meadows. Each time we walk here in late spring and summer, the wildflowers blow us away. Today was no exception. In our two week absence, there was a changing of the guard. Marsh Marigolds were long gone and Common Fleabane flowers were thickContinue reading “Wildflower Bouquet”