Catania airport and Mt. Etna by stefkuna from To fly or not to fly….That is the question. Flying gets you (well address this further on) there quicker, and the flight down from Rome is spectacular as long as you sit on the left side of the plane (You need to make sure you have a window seat with … Continue reading To Fly or Not to Fly (into Catania)….That is the question.
"Long legged Italy Kicked poor Sicily Into the middle of the Mediterranean Sea….." My first memory of knowing anything about Sicily was a quiz question in the 'Game of Life' I was playing with a friend of mine when we were about 10. You know who you are, dear friend and you know the answer … Continue reading Why am I so into Sicily?
1994 saw the first really, really Really long flight for me - Sydney to Bangkok, Bangkok to Heathrow. Little did I know back then that long haul flights would become a huge part of my life today. Going to London to see the Queen! I was with my dad and we went first to a … Continue reading Going to England to see the Queen!
Following America, I went with my dad for a week in Vanuatu in 1990. And so that began my love of the Pacific Islands - there is nowhere else in this world like them. Everyone is relaxed, everything works to 'island time' and life revolves around the ocean. Dad taught me a lot about nature … Continue reading Vanuatu – Paradise with live starfish!
My very first trip out of Australia - as a 6 year old to be going to Disneyland I was beside myself! And a plane ride - wow!!! No one in the history of people had been this lucky!!! Being it was so long ago, the small details are a little bit blurred, but if … Continue reading It was 1989 in America