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Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 1

Photos taken May 11, 1985 (except for the 1st shot over Alaska) After our first visit to Japan in 1982, we were determined to get back for a longer look. We also wanted to do this trip on our own, rather than be herded about within a tour group. I did a lot of researchContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 1”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France to London, England to Home

Another post with no photos! I must have run out of film or enthusiasm. So, I will post a photo of our tour group in their honour and as a way of letting go of our Florence disappointment. Paris to London – July 4, 1984 As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, we were travelling backContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France to London, England to Home”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France

All photos taken on July 3, 1984. Another morning in Paris, another superior Continental Breakfast. Today, we were joining up with John and Dean for some real travel adventures. We hopped on the Metro to the train station for the short train ride to Versailles. The Palace of Versailles is a former royal residence located in Versailles, aboutContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France

All photos taken on July 2, 1984. Breakfast in France was a real improvement. In addition to rolls and coffee, we also got a croissant and orange juice for our petit déjeuner. Because we did not sign on for any Cosmos $13.50 optional tours, we were on our own. Allison gave us one more chance,Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Paris, France”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Basel, Switzerland to Paris France

All photos taken on July 1, 1984. Happy Canada Day. Rolls and coffee, ’nuff said? Luggage and passengers on the bus and we set out for the 5 1/2 hour drive to Paris, except it took Cosmos about 8 hours to get us there, through Belfort and Troyes. After, all, we could not arrive atContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Basel, Switzerland to Paris France”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Sisikon to Lucerne to Basel, Switzerland

All photos taken on June 30, 1984. Different country, same breakfast….rolls and coffee at Hotel Eden in Sisikon. We loaded ourselves and our luggage onto the bus for a day of touring in Lucerne. Lucerne is a city in central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of the country. Lucerne is the capital of the canton of Lucerne and part of the district of the sameContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Sisikon to Lucerne to Basel, Switzerland”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Florence, Italy to Sisikon, Switzerland

All photos taken on June 29, 1984. Another Italian city, another Italian breakfast of, you know…rolls and coffee. We were leaving Italy for Switzerland today and it would be a fairly long drive. Our time to be at the back of the bus had arrived before we got to Rome, so we were gradually movingContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Florence, Italy to Sisikon, Switzerland”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome to Florence, Italy

All photos taken on June 28, 1984. Another morning, another breakfast of…..rolls and coffee. We were off to Florence today and had high hopes to see Michelangelo’s David. It was a 3 hour drive and by the time we got to Florence it was after Noon. We found ourselves stranded on Piazza Michelangelo with fineContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome to Florence, Italy”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome, Italy

All photos taken on June 27, 1984. OK! We are noticing a trend in Italy. Most hotel breakfasts consist only of coffee and rolls. Today was all about Rome. Our 1/2 day sightseeing tour started at Vatican City, where we walked past St. Peter’s empty plaza and headed for the Sistine Chapel. Vatican City officially the VaticanContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Rome, Italy”

Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Venice to Perugia to Rome, Italy

All photos taken on June 26, 1984. Another big driving day today (over 6 hours to Rome, with a stop at Perugia). Our hotel on the outskirts of the outskirts of Venice pulled out all the stops for breakfast this morning and served us ……….rolls and coffee. Sighhhhhhhhhh. We set off at 8:00 AM onContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Europe 1984 -Venice to Perugia to Rome, Italy”