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Holiday photo: 11

We’re enjoying a few days in the southern Tyrol. Even though it hasn’t stopped raining since we arrived yesterday evening, we’re still having lots of fun in the Spa. As it’s Thursday, here’s a few doors from Graz.

Holiday photo: 10

Now, we’re planning on enjoying a few days in the southern Tyrol which we really know well but haven’t visited since winter 2017 when we spent a month there over Christmas and New Year. Sadly it rained en route and so today I’m using… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 10”

Holiday photo: 9

We’ve spent today sightseeing in Graz, a simply charming city with a magnificent Old Town, which has many architectural splendours. It’s well worth a visit. Here’s some night shots I took yesterday evening on our post-dinner stroll. And here are just a few of… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 9”

Holiday photo: 8

Today we drove four hours from Budapest to Graz, an Austrian city we’d not previously visited. Until I can take some photos of Graz, here’s some more from Budapest.

Holiday photo: 7

Today’s the big day – the christening which was held this morning after mass followed by a celebratory lunch in the restaurant of the twins’ uncle, himself one of a twin. Yes, twins run in the family.  Here’s a photo of the twins, post… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 7”

Holiday photo: 6

The christening is being held tomorrow so today we went sightseeing which, quite naturally, included some coffee and cake!

Holiday photo: 5

Pordenone has a gorgeous Old Town which I’ve previously featured in earlier posts. It’s best explored on foot and it’s easy to be seduced by the charm of historical buildings and porticos as well as the poetry of frescoes that seem to tell the… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 5”

Holiday photo: 4

Today, I would generally post a few pictures of doors. So as not to disappoint, here are nine old Italian doors from our few days in Pordenone. Which one is your favourite?

Holiday photo: 3

After a few days on Lake Garda, we’re now staying in Pordenone, NE Italy, for a couple of days to catch up with friends/business contacts. Again, it has been a while since our last visit but thankfully the renovation in the Old Town has… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 3”

Holiday photo: 2

As I explained yesterday, we’re wending our way to the christening of our would-be god-children in Budapest. Our first few days are being spent at a familiar hotel on a small lake, which flows into Lake Garda, where we’ll be picking up a few… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 2”