April 2013 – 25th Wedding Anniversary Trip!

Preparations

The Plan

Pedometer – tick! Touch screen gloves – tick!

10 000 steps – tick! Tooth crowned – tick!

Brussels – getting organised!

Hong Kong plans!  Pedometer runs amok!

Language – thank you Google Translate!

Emballage crise!  Packing crisis!

Flying

Day 1 On our way! 4 April 2013

Mostly smooth to Japan! 4 April 2013

Narita airport – how we filled in 5 hours and covered 5.2km! 5 April 2013

JAL flight to Paris! 5 April 2013

Paris

Day 2 Nous sommes arrivés à Paris! We have arrived in Paris! 5 April 2013

Day 3 Getting our bearings! 6 April 2013

Day 4 Changed plans and changed plans again! 7 April 2013

Day 5 Getting online and on phone in France… or not! 8 April 2013

Troyes revisite! Troyes revisited! 8 April 2013

Day 6 Joyeux anniversaire a nous! Happy anniversary to us! 9 April 2013

Day 7 Le Plombier! The Plumber! 10 April 2013

Musee D’Orsay at last! 10 April 2013

Day 8 in Paris – au revoir Paris! 11 April 2013

Brussels

Bonjour Bruxelles! 11 April 2013

Day 9 Mannequin de Pis and Frites! 12 April 2013

Day 10 Mushrooms at the market! 13 April 2013

Day 11 Brugge! 14 April 2013

Day 12 Amsterdam! 15 April 2013

Day 13 Gent and Ypres! 16 April 2013

Day 14 Au revoir Bruxelles! 17 April 2013

Hong Kong

Day 15 你好香港 – hello Hong Kong! 18 April 2013

Day 16 Markets and humidity! 19 April 2013

Day 17 見 Hong Kong – goodbye Hong Kong! 20 April 2013

The Wrap Up

So did I lose weight??

The Apartment

Arc d’Triomphe