Cycling in the Dolomites

For a couple of years now, I’ve been entering the draw for the Maratona dles Dolomites in Italy. There was just something about the Granfondo that had me hooked and I wanted in. I was lucky enough to be one of the 5,000 people selected to take part in the race (out of 32,400 people who had pre-registered for the draw). As happy I was to be selected, I was unable to take part in last year’s race. Luckily the organization let’s you withdraw and transfer the fee for the next year, and that’s what I did. And am I glad that I did. I had the most perfect active holiday last week!

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Hop On Hop Off Cruise in Sydney Harbour

IMG_4108-1I’ve been wanting to come to Sydney for almost 20 years now, I think. I don’t actually know how long I’ve wanted to do so, but as long as I can remember, I’ve been wanting to see the Sydney Opera House. I am so, so glad my friend agreed to extend our trip to Australia so that we had time to come here to do some extra sightseeing. The main destination in my notes, of course, was to see the Opera House.

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