Some Notes on Germany

Germany Stayed at a friends house in semi-rural germany Moers (I think). Went to a Roman ruin nearby and saw almost identical architecture as to what was in Rome. Truly the Roman empires reach was colossal. Cologne has a huge Cathedral it's a good walk to the top and...

Some Notes on Italy

Sights. Colesseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill. €12.00 well spent. truly amazing for it's time. So many sports domes look so much like it (Colosseum) now. Pantheon: Loved it. Looking a bit dicayed outside but inside splendid. Still amazed how they managed to raise 20...

Blog Fail

I have attempted to Blog about our trip 'as it happened' but moving around and not getting WiFi at convenient times has meant I'm not going to. Anyhow I've made some notes and should be able to post it when I get back to Terra Australis. Hong Kong Airport is huge and...

Cologne Germany

Currently in Cologne Germany visiting friends. Wife is shopping. I am sitting in Starbucks taking advantage of the free WiFi. Just climbed to the top of a big church. It's 157m high. Amazing stonework and stained glass. Going to find my wife and her friend now she...

Praiano – Terraced Plantings

Praiano is nestled on a hill on the Amalfi coast. Its all Terraced gardens and rendered stone houses. I now understand more the way the expatriate Italians in Aus build because I've now seen so many examples in Italy. Went to Pompeii yesterday. Very extensive well...

Croatia Day 8 – Dubrovnik

Well worth going to. Dubrovnik has a massive Castle and a stone work Town inside. It is bordered by sea and is uber picturesque. Caught a bus from our accommodation overlooking the Ferry Port for 10KN each. For those with an engineering background KN is _not_...

Croatia Day 7 – Korcula

Korcula. What a suprise! From Hvar we were treating Korcula as a necessary stop on the way to Dubrovnik. And so only planned one night and then leave on the bus in the morning. But Korcula is lovely. A small Promontory which houses the old town and ancient buildings...

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James is an IT Professional based in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs about Information Technology, Open Source software, home renovations, good reads and travel.

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