Walk: Derwent and Howden Reservoirs

Back in 2010 when I first visited this place, we didn’t know how long we will be walking. I remembered only having bottled water for the entire 17 km walk. I died – figuratively.  Last night, the husband asked what were we doing for the weekend. As always, I have no idea because the weather…

Destination: Interlaken, Switzerland

This town is located between two lakes, Thun and Brienz. It was a foggy afternoon when we arrived but the views still look so beautiful.   We booked in a hotel in the village of Widerswil when we came to Switzerland. It was part of a tour that we booked last year.  Both me and…

Glimpse: Alkborough Flats

This area is at the confluences of the two rivers – Ouse and Trent – forming the River Humber. The flats is a great site for bird watching and leisurely walks. We once walked around here two years ago. My parents in law and I stopped at Julian’s Bower where you can see this. 

Destination: Bakewell, England

Pudding or Tart? These are two things you can find in Bakewell – Bakewell Tart or Bakewell Pudding. It was the latter that was accidentally created here in the mid-19th century. It has a flaky pastry with a layer of jam and topped with egg and almond paste. Of all the shops, i prefer getting…

Crossing the Stream in the Sky

Last week we went to Wales for only one reason – to see and walk across the Pontycysyllte Aqueduct. My parents-in-law have told me about this aqueduct when we went on a boating holiday with them in 2014. It was also shown recently on Channel 5’s Celebrity Carry On Barging. My interest on the place…