Majorcan markets

Sunday is market day so we’re heading to Alcudia for a browse. If I can prise the hubby off the sun lounger! The bustling market has everything from fresh fruit and veg, to local honey, handcrafted textiles and also mass produced plastic tat! Here’s taste of the sights and sounds as we cruise the stallsContinue reading “Majorcan markets”

Good morning, and goodbye, Vietnam!

It’s the FINAL post from our epic trip to North Vietnam and I can’t believe it has taken me 16 months to completely document it!! So enjoy these last few romps around the grimy, colourful and chaotic back streets of Hanoi! We enjoy a much needed beverage high above the humid, hectic streets. Then it’sContinue reading “Good morning, and goodbye, Vietnam!”

More Hanoi MORE!

There’s an architectural oddity in Hanoi that doesn’t seem to fit in with the local style – St. Joseph’s Cathedral (Vietnamese: Nhà thờ Lớn Hà Nội, Nhà thờ Chính tòa Thánh Giuse) It’s a late 19th-century Gothic Revival that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million CatholicsContinue reading “More Hanoi MORE!”

Various vegetables

Moving swiftly away from the grisly meat end of the market, I’m back on more palatable ground in the colourful vegetable section of Bac Ha market. Mountains of jewel bright carrots, onions, courgettes and bitter gourds tumble to the ground wherever you look. Tiny, scorching chillies, quail eggs and all the fresh herbs you couldContinue reading “Various vegetables”