Has anyone been on the longest escalator in the world? Well as a matter of fact I have. During our stay in Hong Kong me and my family went and visited the worlds biggest Escalator. The Escalator has a Total length of 800m and a vertical climb of 135m. In 1993 the escalator was criticised for being 153% over budget and failed to do its … Continue reading Esculators
People line the gate, Ready to pounce. The gates open and the crowds rush in. Everyone with one attraction in mind. One after another the crowds add up. Oh theme parks Oh theme parks. What wonderful things The attractions are twirly, The attractions are loopy Some with a splash, And Some with a dive Some in the night, Some in the day The attractions better … Continue reading Theme Park Fun
We took a brave pill and did Paris on bikes. But only after doing a quick sortie the night before after which Nik made us wear helmets. Fair enough! Paris en Velo from KEEN Sargent on Vimeo. Continue reading Paris en Velo
After a long day kyaking in the Ardèche Gorge (Rhone-Alpes, South-Central France), going down shutes and rapids and under the natural limestone arch, Dad decided to stop off at what he told us was “a candy store”. To my surprise it was not really what I would call a candy store as it only made nougat. It was interesting to watch them making it and … Continue reading Lucky Escape
The French love their dogs in all shapes and sizes and take them everywhere. They’re even welcome in resturants. It’s a well known hazard when walking the streets of Paris that you have to watch your step or you end up with standing in something very unpleasant. Eli found out the hard way! We’ve seen more than a few amusing sights of dogs and their … Continue reading Who let the dogs out?
The Iron monster dominates the sky The 3 arches lead the way The million dollar views round the corner The chaotic traffic flows like a river The roundabouts like rapids, still manage to flow The dodgey street sellers tout their wears The edible delights on every corner The city of lovers, a Tourists delight Continue reading Paris the city of lovers