Ten Days Tasting Tasmania: Derwent to Devonport

Today was officially the start of our holiday. The preparations, few that they were, all completed- enough and we were due to collect the motor home from 9am. The first task to get all of the collected objects- 2 bikes, 2 chairs, camping table, 3 suitcases (albeit 2 of them small), assorted food items, heater,… Continue reading Ten Days Tasting Tasmania: Derwent to Devonport

Ten Days Tasting Tasmania: Hobart Shines

Another beautiful day – the weather a bit crisper than the last few days but with the sun shining we did not care. Richard’s morning was spent in his fleet conference while Sue wandered the streets first taking her bike for a quick service to blow the cobwebs away and fix the breaks, then meandering… Continue reading Ten Days Tasting Tasmania: Hobart Shines

Ten Days Tasting Tasmania: The Great Motorhome Experiment

To set the scene: Sue’s parents had gifted them some Wyndam Holiday Club points for Christmas 2017. It was a tough decision but eventually they decided on a Tasmanian sojourn after seeing that motorhomes were possible to book using points. They had never done anything like this before and were curious to see if, in… Continue reading Ten Days Tasting Tasmania: The Great Motorhome Experiment

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Shines for our last day!

Tokyo Shines for our last day! Shintomi-cho, Japan Shintomi-cho, Japan Today was a megaday! We started really early to visit the Tsukiji Fish Market as it was touted as being the No 1 thing to do in Tokyo and it was nearly walking distance from our accomodation.            We walked of… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Shines for our last day!

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Time

Tokyo Time Shintomi-cho, Japan Shintomi-cho, Japan Our Sakura party organised by the free service Tokyo Greeters was cancelled due to predicted rain so that was a little disappointing. However, the manager Ushio, of Tokyo greeters himself agreed to take us on a tour and quickly set up a wet weather itinerary 10:00 Tokyo Metro Hachobori… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Tokyo Time

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Feeling wet, wet, wet

Feeling wet, wet, wet Hakone-machi, Japan Hakone-machi, Japan As we were in the Mt Fuji viewing area we had planned to travel back via ropeway and pirate ship to the main towns that look over the lake towards Fuji. Our plans were thwarted as all cable cars, ropeway and ships were closed due to windy,… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Feeling wet, wet, wet