Category: Travel

  • Cologne

    Why is this city Köln called Cologne? like perfume, see Eau de Cologne. Long ago.. The city was named Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium in 50 AD. Eau de Cologne (French: [o d(ə) kɔlɔɲ]; German: Kölnisch Wasser [ˈkœlnɪʃ ˈvasɐ]; meaning “Cologne Water”), or simply cologne, is a perfume originating from Cologne, Germany. Originally mixed by Johann Maria Farina in 1709,…

  • An American in Paris

    An American in Paris

    So much has been said and written about Paris There is such beauty in the buildings and the people. One can barely walk 100 meters before seeing another building which is so impressive I just stop and stare. In 5 days I have walked over 42 miles. I was here in spring and saw the…

  • Canterbury great people

    Canterbury great people

    I spent a week in Canterbury. I meet loads of friendly people and actually collect several phone numbers of new friends. I definitely will return. There is great Cathedral,    of an Abby  

  • Dover Castle

    Dover Castle

    Dover Castle has 2000 year history as has play part of defending the island since Roman times. 

  • Did you say Dumbledore? Durdle door

    Did you say Dumbledore? Durdle door

    Durdle Door (sometimes written Durdle Dor) is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset, England.[1] It is privately owned by the Welds,[2] a family who owns 12,000 acres (50 km2) in Dorset in the name of the Lulworth Estate.[3] It is open to the public. The name Durdle is derived from…

  • London Platform 9.75

    London Platform 9.75

    Wow, London is so amazing, everywhere I look there is something cool, older than the last thing. So day one in town, Just some random building which was beautiful. I kept walking     Let see what that shinny thing is? Queen Victoria I’m at Buckingham Palace. For the changing of the Guard  what next?…

  • The Geysir mission 

    As part of the Golden circle visitor to Iceland will stop to watch it erupt about every 5 minutes, I have edit to that last on minute for you. The word geyser comes from Iceland as “Geysir”, this was the first, ( well second, the first one stop working.   Mission accomplished ​​