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PLACES I VISITED

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The people of Jordan: Aqaba and Amman Roman Theatre, Wadi Rum, Snorkelling, Adventures In Wonderland, Through The Window, Amman, Red Sea, Pilgrimage, Small Towns

The people of Jordan: Aqaba and Amman

9-11 October 2015. We all pile on to the bus and leave Wadi Rum for Aqaba. Along the way, at the request of the group, our guide talks about his religion. He is very devout. His desire is to learn …

Jordan Highlights: Gerasa, the Dead Sea, and the Map of Madaba Sea Of Galilee, Dead Sea Mud, Ferry Boat, Plate Tectonics, Nile River, Bus Travel, Galapagos Islands, Adventures In Wonderland, Pilgrimage

Jordan Highlights: Gerasa, the Dead Sea, and the Map of Madaba

4-5 October 2015. According to Rough Guides: “Jordan’s public transport is a hotchpotch. Bus routes cover what’s necessary for the locals, and there is little or no provision for independent travel…

Jordan Highlights: Gerasa, the Dead Sea, and the Map of Madaba Sea Of Galilee, Dead Sea Mud, Ferry Boat, Plate Tectonics, Nile River, Bus Travel, Galapagos Islands, Adventures In Wonderland, Pilgrimage

Jordan Highlights: Gerasa, the Dead Sea, and the Map of Madaba

4-5 October 2015. According to Rough Guides: “Jordan’s public transport is a hotchpotch. Bus routes cover what’s necessary for the locals, and there is little or no provision for independent travel…

The Beauty of Florence and Chianti Before We Go, Adventures In Wonderland, Arno, Stone Houses, Day Off, 14th Century, Pilgrimage, Nice View, Tuscany

The Beauty of Florence and Chianti

We spent two days in Florence. We decided to not rush all over trying to cram everything in. Better to see a few things well than a lot of things in a blur. On our first day we gaped at the stunnin…

Growing Through Travel, and the Wonders of Barcelona. Romanesque Art, Travel Through Europe, Adventures In Wonderland, Water Lighting, Pompeii, Positano, Gaudi, Spanish Style, 15th Century

Growing Through Travel, and the Wonders of Barcelona.

From Don: Here’s the most important thing I’ve learned during our ten weeks of travel through Europe: travelling for extended periods of time requires a lot of attention. I’m not just talking about…

Growing Through Travel, and the Wonders of Barcelona. Romanesque Art, Travel Through Europe, Adventures In Wonderland, Water Lighting, Pompeii, Positano, Gaudi, Spanish Style, 15th Century

Growing Through Travel, and the Wonders of Barcelona.

From Don: Here’s the most important thing I’ve learned during our ten weeks of travel through Europe: travelling for extended periods of time requires a lot of attention. I’m not just talking about…

Topkapi Beauty | Adventures in Wonderland Adventures In Wonderland, Pilgrimage, Australia Travel, Us Travel, Istanbul, Places, Beauty, Australia Destinations, Beauty Illustration

Topkapi Beauty

I’ll continue with posts of our travels in Australia’s Top End soon, but What I’m juiced about right now: is the exquisite detailed beauty of the interiors of Topkapi Palace in Is…

Istanbul: Topkapi Palace and other beauties Pamukkale, Ephesus, Adventures In Wonderland, Emperor, Istanbul, Palace, Arch, Coast, Travel

Istanbul: Topkapi Palace and other beauties

21-29 September 2015. We go full circle in Turkey – from Istanbul to Ephesus, to the Mediterranean coast, to Pamukkale and Konya, to Cappadocia, and finally back to Istanbul. One day we are having …

If Ever There Was a Time to Visit Egypt it is Now! Death On The Nile, Egypt Culture, Luxor Temple, Cruise Boat, Visit Egypt, Valley Of The Kings, Egypt Travel, Adventures In Wonderland, Group Tours

If Ever There Was a Time to Visit Egypt it is Now!

A couple more posts to come on Australia’s fabulous Northern territory, plus posts about Hawaii, Sweden, Turkey and Jordan, and of course more about our travels in Egypt, but What I’m j…

Ancient Cities of the Maya: Ek’ Balam, Chichén Itzá, Edzna, Palenque Cities, Adventures In Wonderland, All Over The World, Maya, To Go, Things To Come, Places, Travel, Palenque

Ancient Cities of the Maya: Ek’ Balam, Chichén Itzá, Edzna, Palenque

24 Dec 2016-13 Jan 2017. From Don: I have to admit that I’m generally lazy when it comes to researching the history of the places that Alison and I visit all over the world. I usually prefer to go …

The Ancient City of Petra – half as old as time City Of Petra, Adventures In Wonderland, Entrance Gates, Old Pictures, Earth, Horses, History, Architecture, Places

The Ancient City of Petra – half as old as time

6-7 October 2015. We’d been walking for about twenty minutes: from the town of Wadi Musa, through the entrance gates, and for about a kilometre in a wide valley along a broad gravel thoroughfare kn…

Little Petra, and the Bedouin of Jordan Adventures In Wonderland, Sea Level, Archaeological Site, Petra, Grand Canyon, Jordans, Places, Travel, Viajes

Little Petra, and the Bedouin of Jordan

8-9 October 2015. In an arid mountainous desert region over 1000 metres (3400 ft) above sea level, and some eight kilometres (five miles) north of the town of Wadi Musa, is the archaeological site of Siq al-Barid, commonly known as Little Petra. Siq al-Barid is situated in a short high gorge, and, like Petra itself,…

Five Colourful Cliff-Hangers: the beauty of Cinque Terre Beautiful Places In The World, Most Beautiful, Riomaggiore, Adventures In Wonderland, Cinque Terre, Train Rides, Pilgrimage, World Heritage Sites, Cliff

Five Colourful Cliff-Hangers: the beauty of Cinque Terre

For those of you who have been to Cinque Terre – a trip down memory lane. For those of you who haven’t – a little armchair travelling to one of the most beautiful places in the wo…

All words and images by Alison Louise Armstrong unless otherwise noted. © Alison Louise Armstrong and Adventures in Wonderland – a pilgrimage of the heart, Central America, South America, Where Are We Now, Adventures In Wonderland, Cook Islands, South Pacific, Pilgrimage, Southeast Asia, Ecuador

Images of the People of Italy

All words and images by Alison Louise Armstrong unless otherwise noted. © Alison Louise Armstrong and Adventures in Wonderland – a pilgrimage of the heart, 2010-2015.

The Museum City: magical Venice Grand Canal, Adventures In Wonderland, Cinque Terre, The Visitors, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Pilgrimage, One In A Million, Old Town

The Museum City: magical Venice

In reference to the previous post, I’ll start by saying I was wrong about the Etrucsan dwellings in Castellina. I did a bit of research. They weren’t dwellings, they were tombs. No wonder they made…

Positano and the Amalfi Coast Bus Travel, Train Travel, Train Service, Adventures In Wonderland, Cinque Terre, Train Rides, Pompeii, Positano, Amalfi Coast

Positano and the Amalfi Coast

On Oct 24th we travelled by train to Sorrento, and then by car to Positano – three separate train rides – Venice to Rome, Rome to Naples and Naples to Sorrento. In Naples we changed trains, a…