Tag Archives: Christmas
Today I am in my favourite pre-Christmas location of Salzburg in Austria. Salzach River, Salzburg, Austria
A heart-warming tale in Peru… The Uros are no ordinary islands, but are man made out of reeds that float on Lake Titicaca near Puno in Peru. My story concerns a boy who I met there in late 2001. The young entrepreneur had drawn his own picture cards using paper and coloured crayons. Perhaps the […]
Merry Christmas Everybody
Every year since I started my blog in 2014 I have uploaded the magical Christmas window displays from F&M in Piccadilly in London. Here goes……
Merry Christmas to everybody and best wishes for a peaceful & prosperous 2017 stuffed full with exciting travels.
Germany and Austria are considered as the homeland of Weihnachtsstimmung (Christmas mood) and the German speaking world takes the credit as the source of the modern Christmas. They were the first nation to bring a tree into the house and decorate it and are also the original region for Christmas markets. Their traditions have of […]
My photos today come from our magical Christmas trip to Prague in 2003. We had a superb four-day break in the snow. I remember we stayed at the Crowne Plaza hotel for £50 per night and ate an 11-course Christmas meal there on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day we took in the Nutcracker at Narodni […]
Twice I have spent Christmas in Paris. Wonderful memories of our rented sky high apartment, shopping in markets and attending Midnight Mass at Notre Dame. This photo was taken in 2006.
As tradition dictates (well I did it last year anyway!) it is time to share the famous Christmas Windows. It is indeed beginning to look a lot like Christmas!