Month: March 2015

Castles and Magic by Moonlight in Českÿ Krumlow

Castles and Magic by Moonlight in Českÿ Krumlow

London. New York. Prague. Sydney. Buenos Aires. Pah!, I say. The real sense of a country is, in the experience of the Solo Lady Traveller, never fully discovered in its capital city. Prague is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and easier to get around in than Paris. It is indeed a largely intact mediaeval city […]

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Demystifying the French Train Systems!

Demystifying the French Train Systems!

Have you, like the Solo Lady Traveller once upon a time, tried to book a train trip in France and been defeated by the acronyms? TER. SNCF. TGV. OIUGO. iDTGV. RER. “What does it all MEAN?” I hear you cry. And how do I book travel from France to another country? And why do the prices vary so much? Why is […]

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The Silver Train from Durango to Silverton

The Silver Train from Durango to Silverton

Durango, Colorado, is a town where you need to bring your black cowboy hat with a diamante hatband or at least a diamante belt and some good high-heeled boots. Otherwise, when you go two-stepping at the Wild Horse Saloon in 2nd Avenue like the Solo Lady Traveller, you will feel very dowdy. Well, you will probably feel pretty dowdy anyway, […]

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Chaco Canyon – Ancient Pueblos and Fine Indian Jewellery

Chaco Canyon – Ancient Pueblos and Fine Indian Jewellery

If you should find yourself, like the Solo Lady Traveller, travelling across the great dry heartland of the USA along Route 66 (now known as I40) in a tomato-red convertible, and you reach Milan, New Mexico, take a pause. There are things to see here which are not obvious when you fly through the dusty little town strung out along […]

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