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Thailand – Amazon saved me

The Coral Hotel was an engaging experience; way off the beaten track and a minuscule enclave of clipped grass and ‘Le Monde Sauvage’ artifacts. But whilst the surroundings were delightful there was an undercurrent of self-indulgence surrounding it that was essentially French. The food … Continue reading

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Sicily – forget about it

A trip to Sicily has been on the back burner for quite a while and here I am, at last. The Mediterranean’s largest island has been high on my list of places to visit, not least because of the combined … Continue reading

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Tenerife; our best coffee – El Médano

My Tenerife journal couldn’t close without mention of the best coffee we found. A tiny bar, about half-way along the promenade to the west of the town, served a very reasonable espresso from a machine that uses those little foil … Continue reading

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Tenerife; bananas and eating brightly

I suspect that, as a travelling companion, I might sometimes be less than easy. When searching for the next destination and one that yours truly will find relaxing and recreational Mission Control is tireless in her pursuit of something different. … Continue reading

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Tenerife; why is the coffee so bad?

Like most places on the island the coffee in the hotel was unpalatable. I don’t mean ‘not good’ or ‘it was alright’ and nor do I mean ‘could have been better’. It was simply undrinkable. Mission Control thinks I get … Continue reading

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