Enjoyed Japanese food with Susan and family so stuffed after. My friend who is a beer drinker is not on this trip so I enjoyed local beer for her.
Woke up to bright sunshine warm day. Stood outside of my hotel to take a look cars, public transportation and bikes. This is about 9am and look how busy.
Can’t believe the traffic and how alive the city is. You have to see and experience the activity in this small. Live entertainment on different levels of mall.
The indigenous Australians are Aborigines, generally referred to as “Aboriginal people” still exists in the country. We were able to visit a show or presentation giving visitors a look at their culture. We got an opportunity to view artifacts of this group, learn a bit about their practices and interact with the performers. We also… Read More Down under Aboriginal people at a glance
A major attraction is the barrier reefs, a major highlight that one would not think of visiting Australia and not see the reefs. We had to take boat ride to see the reefs. The weather had been messy and raining before our arrival which played havoc on our boat ride of about an hour and… Read More Cairns continued
After a long flight time starting in Los Angeles to Sydney connecting to our destination Cairns Australia, a beautiful resort town. This trip ended up being more than 24 hours considering the time changes. Our hotel was modern, people were friendly and accommodating and the vicinity was clean and appeared safe. It is always wise… Read More Going down under Cairns
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People here are very friendly and speaks English fluently. Credit cards are accepted even in small souvenir stores. I find it more convenient to use credit cards when I travel internationally and at times when I get my bill it is a little less than what I thought as the rates changes frequently. In addition… Read More Santorini continued
Santorini, another of the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea is a popular tourist spot. We were transported by a ferry into the port referred to as the Caldera where we boarded a bus travelling up the rugged hillside created by a volcanic eruption in the 1600s. This was the start of one of the… Read More Santorini
Then we sailed to Mykonos. As you sail into the Greek ports you are mesmerized by the beauty of the landscape and the white buildings with colored roofs. In Mykonos the buildings are painted white to reflect the sun in the harsh summers. It was believed that white painted houses were more heat resistant. Some… Read More Greek Islands