Author: oldbirdtravels

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SOLO TRAVELLERS AND FITNESS

OR HOW TO APPROACH THE DREADED GYM.

I’m going to say this once and once only. You have to be fit for travel at any age but it’s VITAL as you get older. I sin in many ways, and love it, I do, but on returning to London I get back in the gym and always find it easier than I thought and the buzz after doing exercise is euphoric. It removes the winter blues even when you walk back home after in the pouring rain. It makes you feel, erm, smug and self-righteous. Nothing wrong with that old birds, nothing. I intend to do this till I’m at least 80!

Swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines…see that big fish behind me?!
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OF STONE WATERFALLS. HIERVE EL AGUA, MERIDA, MEXICO.

Or infinity pools in heaven.

Alert: this was posted ages ago but now fits in sequentially and bears a second look at. I am updating it as I was in a rush before and this place would go on my top 10 list of places to go in the world!

I worship you oh nature in your beauty.
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BOMBS AWAY IN SOHO.

OR AN EVACUATION IN SOHO FOR A 1000 LB NAZI BOMB FOUND UNDERNEATH A BUILDING SITE.

Lest we forget.

Alert and update: they have found more bomb fragments and are trying to evacuate our building. People are now very doubtful, have nowhere to go and so refusing. It’s sort of wartime mentality gone a bit mad. I’ll keep you posted

No more pyramids for you guys today, we have an old artefact from WW2, a 1000 lb bomb for your delectation. This is rushed so bear with me.

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Bomb marked for Churchill. World War II Database.
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BROKEN FOOT IN MERIDA, MEXICO. ONWARDS DESPITE THE PAIN!

OR HOW I STAGGERED ON FOR ANOTHER INSANE MONTH ON A BROKEN FOOT AND MASHED ANKLE.

Feathered dragon pyramid which you have to climb up and then back down to see the beauties behind me

ALERT: there is a lot of shouty sweary bits in this post so not for people who disapprove of foul language and indeed a potty mouth to end all potty mouths.