31 July 2010


















Quick location update.

Today I'm in Nepal, tomorrow will take me to Peru and then I'm off to Morocco.
















I'd love it if you would join me.
















In fact how would you like it if you could travel to 365 awe-inspiring locations for less than the price of an inflight meal?
















Each day in our home we turn another page of 'The Earth From The Air' by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.
I'm sure that you've seen the images before and perhaps like me you are lucky enough to travel to a different location via his stunning images and the interesting facts that accompany each one.
But it's what we do next that really warms my heart.

Captain Valentine's youngest is eight and is simply fascinated by geography.
After we find out our new destination from 'Y A-B', we go to another amazing tome 'The Travel Book' by Lonely Planet and again are met not only by stunning images but facts that are informative and fun.
























Each opening tells you:
General Information About the Location
The Best Time to Visit
Essential Experiences
What to Read, Listen To, Watch, Eat & Drink
Trademarks
Surprises To Be Found
and my absolute favourite..In A Word - a commonly used word, phrase or colloquialism to put you in sync with the locals.

And so to end I share a little bit of my recent travels....

Ssalamu 'lekum [hello]

La Noche es larga [the night is long]

Namaste! [goodbye]


"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." St Augustine


19 comments:

  1. Hello! so love the pictures, I would love to take all my children to these wonderful places. I love the quote on the bottom too! inspiring words and pictures - lifted my spirit - thanks :)

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  2. the images are amazing and yes i'm coming with you!!! thanks for the link to harry harry, i'm off to have a look now x

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  3. Get the books girls...get the books!

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  4. Hi Felicity,
    So glad that you found my blog so that I in turn, could be introduced to yours! It's a delight! I seem to find more kindrid spirits in the blog world than I have in real life and I love it! You are spot on! My little blue jug is from the same set as yours! You lucky duck to have the complete set! Yes, dig it out and have a cup of tea - the best way there is; from the pot. Really nice to 'meet' you.
    X Briohny.

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  5. I love this! I have a gift card to Borders burning a hole in my pocket. These look like two great purchases. I think I may need to sneak away on this rainy rainy day to find them!
    Hugs,
    Julie

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  6. Hi Felicity,

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today - your comment was just gorgeous! You have a divine blog btw!

    Angela x

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  7. OMG I love love love this all...I want to join for sure!!!hhahaha...Stunning post darling and thank you for all your beautiful comments on my blog:) I love reading them:)

    Kisses and see you soon:)

    Ps: I am having a really great GIVEAWAY today…hint?(something you can wear) so please join in !!!!

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  8. stunning images felicity, makes me wish i wasn't heading for an office today! jx

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  9. Ooh I love travelling - that is a great quote you put at the end! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Jane:)

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  10. Thanks for stopping by gorgeous gals!
    Imagine having the resources to travel to all of your favourite destinations in blogland, now THAT would be a book!
    x F

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  11. Hey Felicity, thanks sooo much for your comment and for following me! And of course, no surprise here - I'm following you! Your blog is fantastic! I love the images you put up - they actually gave me chills. And I'm always up for a new recommend for just about anything, so I'm going to check out the book.

    maybe one day...we'll have our own travel book sitting on someone's coffee table, inspiring others to dream! yay!

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  12. LOVING IT....'Linz & Flossy's Guide To The World And Beyond'!
    Concept...check!
    creativity cornered....check!
    Now for the publisher....anyone?....anyone!?!
    OK Linz it's out there, let's see what happens next!
    F

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  13. Hi Felicity, thanks so much for visiting by blog. I am glad I have now found yours. Those books look fabulous. We have similar tastes, our blogs look a little similar - last month I used this same linen background. It looks good. "See" you soon.

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  14. p.s. love your older post on "who you would like to sit next to on a long fight". I know and love most of them. I have just added you to my sidebar.

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  15. Your words are so true Felicity, I miss traveling so much & this book looks a Gem will have to go grab it, if only I was blogging then I could have visited so many lovely bloggers & spoken of my adventures :))

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  16. Lovely images! I love geography so much! That book sounds great. It inspires me to read up on places. I haven't done that in quite some time.

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  17. This makes me long for a holiday! xx

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  18. i'm going to have to run out and grab a copy of that book to share with my boys. great post once again :) namaste!

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Thank you for stopping by and sharing your thoughts.
Each new comment is a gift - unexpected and lovely.
Although I'd love to reply to each and every one, this isn't always possible, but know that I read and appreciate them all.

Felicity x