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The Glorious Roads of the Herault

The Glorious Roads of the Herault

I am going to write a paean to the glorious roads of the Herault, my little corner of the Languedoc. The Solo Lady Traveller has been taking short excursions up unknown roads, and is endlessly enchanted by the roads themselves, as much as the villages, gardens, orchards, rivers and surprises which they unwind. Like this?

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Getting Around in Barcelona Airport

Getting Around in Barcelona Airport

So you are flying into or out of El Prat Airport in Barcelona. If you are like me, you will want to know where you will arrive, how to get from the airport to your cruise ship, or the TGV, or your hotel. Should I use a taxi or a bus or a train? Limo pickup? Cruise line pickup? Rent […]

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Gardens By The Bay in Singapore

Gardens By The Bay in Singapore

  If you should ever find yourself with 8 hours between planes in Singapore because your outward flight had been delayed at very short notice forcing you to frantically rush to the airport and jump on a much earlier plane so as not to miss your connection and ….. oh well, I suppose it does not matter why you are […]

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Wildflowers near Herepian

Wildflowers of Southern France

The Solo Lady Traveller did a lot of walks in the Herault in May, just when the spring wildflowers of southern France were blooming in promiscuous abandonment on every roadside, hedgerow, and wheat-field, on the stone walls of ancient stone crofts, on disused railway tracks and river banks. I think I became quite boring on the subject of poppies. And […]

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Reduced Price Cruises

Reduced Price Cruises

Have you ever wanted to go on a cruise, but been deterred by the price – especially once the dreaded single supplement is added? Woohoo! Great news! You can go on a dream cruise, but not at the usual full price – take a reduced price cruise. How is this possible, you ask? As the sailing date approaches most cruise lines […]

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