8.25.2010

Daydreaming of travel.....









Paris

view from the Eiffel tower

sweets shop , Paris


Align CenterJust over two years ago , my husband and I moved from Maui Hawaii to Northern California
( why
did we do that ?...... )
and on our way we went to Europe for 2 months, since all our stuff was in storage , visiting France and Italy.
We spent a good part of our time on a couple of farm/homesteads , me doing gardening and my husband doing woodwork , in trade for staying with these very fun , sweet and generous folks , staying in amazing old , ancient really , stone houses and working on our french all the while ... We went through the organization, WWOOF . I also did this kind of traveling 10+ years ago when I went to England for 6 weeks and Ireland for 4 months. I've also traveled to Bali , Thailand, New Zealand , Hawaii many times , Mexico , Guatemala , needless to say , I've got the travel bug pretty bad.. I've been daydreaming of traveling again lately . I would love nothing more than to get on a plane and fly some gorgeous place in the Mediterranean , camera in tow , and just wander . Since we moved here 2 years ago , the farthest I've gone is to San Francisco which is only about an hour away.
Anyway, I was looking through my Europe pictures last night and decided to revive some of them from my archives.so here they are ... we can armchair travel together :)

6 comments:

  1. Very pretty photos. I love traveling as well. It's nice to get away from home once in a while :)

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  2. What a wonderful program! Thank you for sharing. I love the soft color palette of your photographs! I just moved to San Jose but can't wait to return to Europe for more traveling. I wish you a trip in the future!

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  3. Now I'M daydreaming of traveling! Haha. Such beautiful places, and beautiful photos.

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  4. Thank you so much for these gorgeous photos and the program info... my hubby and I live for travel :)

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  5. Gorgeous pics...

    I can almost smell that bread, and it is making me hungry :)

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  6. Wonderful photos. I love vicarious vacationing, when I can't *actually* get away. So thank you for the whisking!

    WWOOF sounds like a great organization/opportunity. I'm currently researching gigs like that for a big (and slow) trip down the road. I've been looking at work-stay, couch surfing, and other means by which I can travel thriftily but fulfillingly.

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