So many memories are popping up on my facebook of 4 years when my sisters Paula and Muriel and myself travelled to Zurich via Singapore to embark on a journey of a lifetime. Our 12 hour flight from Singapore was full of chatting, eating, drinking and napping. This trip all started the year before when … Continue reading The beginning of 3 Sisters Abroad – 4 year Anniversary of blogging!
Day Trip to Queenscliff
On the 27/2/20 a group of ladies from the Southern Peninsula VIEW Group took the ferry from Sorento to Queenscliff for the day. Our weather has been so crazy and only a few days earlier we had been experiencing normal February temperatures of 35 degrees Celsius. The top temperature for today was only going to … Continue reading Day Trip to Queenscliff
Adeus Portugal Hola Spain
It had been a wonderful couple of weeks sailing down the Douro River with Scenic then a few days exploring Portugal. Today we would be having breakfast in Portugal and lunch and Dinner in Spain. We fell in love with Portugal so with heavy hearts we say Adeus Portugal. You have been very kind to … Continue reading Adeus Portugal Hola Spain
Filigree demonstration and workshop
Our last full day in Porto would be visiting Gondomar and a workshop and museum of Filigree. So, what is Filigree? "Filigree is intricate metalwork. Usually with very fine strands of gold or silver or both that is twisted then applied to a frame of various shapes, filling them with a delicate tracery. The foundry … Continue reading Filigree demonstration and workshop
Barca D’Alva and a wee bit of Lemon juice and a ton of whiskey!
The afternoon after our jumper shopping expedition in Regua we set sail for the town of Barca D'Alva. The following day we would be heading to Salamanca. Some of us went to the top deck to see the 3 bridges in all their glory. The sun was shinning. Yet the wind chill factor must have … Continue reading Barca D’Alva and a wee bit of Lemon juice and a ton of whiskey!
A day in Salamanca – Spain
On the Tuesday of Day 6 of our cruise we were all going to Salamanca. This city is the capital of Salamanca province and is part of the Castile and León region. It is classed as an UNESCO World Heritage sight. It began very humbly during the Iron Age, and, over the years, included … Continue reading A day in Salamanca – Spain
A River Cruise, Why Not!
Have you ever thought of going on a river cruise? If not why not? You may very well change your mind once you read this. This cruise would be our fourth river cruise and our first with Scenic. From the moment we stepped on board we knew this cruise was going to be amazing. This … Continue reading A River Cruise, Why Not!
Great Ocean Road
Back in January Muriel, myself, her son Chris and his girlfriend did a two-day trip of the Great Ocean Road here in Victoria. Monday saw the 4 of us line up in Chris's car to board the Ferry from Sorrento to Queenscliff. The trip takes about 40 mins The cars line up to board … Continue reading Great Ocean Road
After our visit to Chateau Le Breuil-en-Auge, our coach stopped for quick visit to Beuvron-en-Auge. Situated to the west of Lisieux and 25 kilometres east of Caen in the Calvados department of Normandy, Beuvron-en-Auge is one of the most beautiful villages of France. The house's are half-timbered of which Normandy is famous for. The village is small and … Continue reading Beuvron-en-Auge, Normandy
Chateau du Breuil en Auge – A Taste of Normandy
We visited Chateau Le Breuil en Auge and its famous distillery for tasting of their cider. Of course we also were able to sample the cheese that is produced in the area. Can I just say "thank you to all of those at my table who decided to not try the cheese. Some were … Continue reading Chateau du Breuil en Auge – A Taste of Normandy