Eiffel Tower

10th anniversary in Europe

Nov. 3, 2011 - Nov. 20, 2011

A celebration of our 10th wedding anniversary sees us flying to Europe and visiting six countries before heading back via Malaysia.

Evening lamp posts at Brighton Beach

Small steps and large leaps

Nov. 3, 2011

As we begin our journey with a short hop to Brighton Le Sands I reflect on what has changed over the past ten years.

Flying over red desert

Flying over Mars

Nov. 4, 2011
Kuala Lumpur,

The flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines and an encounter with Kim Kardashian.

Flying above the Hindu Kush

Across the terrorist trail

Nov. 5, 2011
Kuala Lumpur,

From Kuala Lumpur we saw Afghanistan and ended up at a celebration of a failed terror plot.

Looking down the Thames in the evening


Nov. 6, 2011

A trip to the British Museum, a toy store and a ride on a carousel by the Thames.

The Belfort in Ghent

Getting to Ghent

Nov. 7, 2011
Ghent, London,

A ride through the Chunnel from London to Ghent.

Looking over Ghent

Castles and night moves

Nov. 8, 2011

After exploring Het Gravensteen and the centre of Ghent we made our way to Amsterdam to catch the overnight train to Prague.

Overlooking Charles Bridge

To Prague

Nov. 9, 2011

Our overnight train arrived in Prague, where we met the most energetic of hotel owners and explored the Old Town.

St Vitus Cathedral

The kingdom and the castle

Nov. 10, 2011

We explored Prague Castle followed by a visit to Railroad Kingdom before our departure on another overnight train.

Zurich's old town

A noisy rememberance

Nov. 11, 2011
Paris, Zurich,

Two different styles commemorating the 11-11 as we travel from Zurich to Paris.

Fountain at St Sulpice

A birthday in Paris

Nov. 12, 2011

Alex celebrated his third birthday in Paris with activities across the city.

The Eiffel Tower from the metro

Markets and spectacles

Nov. 13, 2011

Markets, shops and spectacular architecture. Paris has got it all.

Paris cityscape from the Eiffel Tower

Alex's sightseeing tour of Paris

Nov. 14, 2011

Alex's sightseeing tour took us up the Eiffel Tower, to the Montmartre and the Notre Dame.

Mannekin Pis

Briefly Brussels

Nov. 15, 2011
Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam,

Train journey from Paris to Amsterdam with a brief stopover in Brussels.

Take off over the canals of Amsterdam

The day gets shorter

Nov. 16, 2011
Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur,

We flew out of Amsterdam at midday and quickly hit the night.

Bukit Batok in the evening

Exhausted in Kuala Lumpur

Nov. 17, 2011
Kuala Lumpur,

We had arrived in Kuala Lumpur and there was much to be done and eaten.

Petaling Street

Raining in KL

Nov. 18, 2011
Kuala Lumpur,

It's the wet season in Kuala Lumpur.

Limestone outcrop

Jingle bell in KL

Nov. 19, 2011
Kuala Lumpur, Sydney,

On our last day in Kuala Lumpur Alex met a new friend, we saw how the wealthy live there and then caught our flight home.

« Six countries in Europe | Materialising in Melbourne »

  • Paris sights
  • Paris - Brussels - Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
  • Stormy day in KL
  • Brighton to KLIA with MH
  • KL to London
  • London to Ghent
  • Ghent to Amsterdam
  • Prague arrival and old town
  • Prague Castle and Train Kingdom
  • Train to Zurich and Paris
  • Birthday in Paris
  • Day in London
  • Shopping and eating in Paris
  • Around KL and flight to Sydney
  • Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
  • 10th Anniversary Brighton Novotel

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Materialising in Melbourne

Feb. 3, 2012 - Feb. 5, 2012

We spent two days in Melbourne attending the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular and visiting Melbourne Zoo.

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10th anniversary in Europe

Nov. 3, 2011 - Nov. 20, 2011

A celebration of our 10th wedding anniversary sees us flying to Europe and visiting six countries before heading back via Malaysia.

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Six countries in Europe

Sept. 1, 2004 - Sept. 20, 2004

A race around Western Europe as we do six countries and Seoul on a stopover.

3 posts

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First time in Japan

Sept. 4, 2003 - Sept. 13, 2003

Our very first trip to Japan.

8 posts

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A week in New Zealand's South Island

Jan. 25, 2003 - Feb. 1, 2003

We spent a week driving around New Zealand's beautiful South Island, across a land of snowcapped mountains, glaciers, blue lakes and a castle with a dark history, all to the music of Lord of the Rings.

7 posts

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Honeymoon in Paris

Nov. 3, 2001 - Nov. 14, 2001

Our honeymoon was in the most romantic of cities: Paris.

10 posts