Trans Siberian Rail Tour – Western China

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Hi to all PMC members, You may have thought we were travelling on a train for all of the Trans Siberian Rail journey. So did we, until a few days before the tour when we were advised the Chinese government was taking all private trains to transport all its officials to a large meeting in Beijing. That meant we were ... Read More

Trans Siberian Rail Tour – July 2016

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Trans Siberian Rail Tour
Hi All Our journey continues to bring many exciting and very different experiences of people, cultures and government approaches to their peoples. China and its capital, Beijing, is a place that is very quickly moving to bring modern facilities to its over 20 million residents. Beijing is the third largest city in China with its population growing rapidly with many people ... Read More

Iceland – July 2016

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Hi PMC members Little did our PMC group realise the adventure they were to experience over the next 10 days on their private circle tour of Iceland when they arrived in the capital Reykjavik. With a population of 325,000, tourists are flocking to see this land that offers such a variety of landscapes. Certainly the weather was quite fresh with ... Read More

Baltic PMC Cruise – On Land – July 2016

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Baltic PMC Cruise On Land
Hi All, The contrast of sea and land was constant on our travels. We headed to the Estonian capital and Port of Tallinn. The port was very vibrant with much construction of port facilities to enable the growing flow of tourists and the welcoming nature of the Estonians. The smallest Baltic country but one of the most lovely with its displays of spring and ... Read More

Baltic PMC Cruise – At Sea – July 2016

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Baltic PMC Cruise - At Sea
Hi All PMC Members, Our cruising experience to the Scandinavian and Baltic Countries has been just a magnificent combination of varied weather, scenery and people. We left London for Dover in drizzle and encountered one of the wettest summers they have had in northern Europe for some time. Fortunately by the time we reached Dover Harbour 3 hours later some clouds ... Read More

London – Part 3 – July 2016

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Hi All We are getting ready to leave for our Baltic trip this morning and just reflecting on the last few days. No chance to sit and relax, we do that when we get home, now in London we have to fill our days with as much as we could - will not be back until next week. After watching ... Read More

London – Part 2 – July 2016

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Hi PMC members Our PMC group have just finished a wonderful 10 days touring the UK. We journeyed from London through the pretty Cotswolds to visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford upon Avon, the first of many small towns featuring wonderful buildings with cobblestone roads and alleys throughout. On to York and strolled through the narrow lanes of the Tudor Shambles ... Read More

United Kingdom – Baltic Cruise

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Hi all PMC members Our PMC group have just finished a wonderful 10 days touring the UK. We journeyed from London through the pretty Cotswolds to visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford upon Avon, the first of many small towns featuring wonderful buildings with cobblestone roads and alleys throughout. On to York and strolled through the narrow lanes of the Tudor ... Read More

London – Part 1 – June 2016

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Hi to all PMC members, Arrived in London to a wet and cold summer day - with temps of 18 - 19.  Almost like a Sydney’s winter day.  View from our Hotel room of London Eye in distance.  We also have other terms for some of the high rise buildings - Gerkin, (cucumber), Shard (of glass) and walkie talkie.  You can see ... Read More

Shanghai – Part 2

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Hi all The day out to Shanghai was a very full day and after 9 hours out and about in Shanghai you felt like you had passed all 24 million people in the city. However it was time to get back on board and enjoy the Easter egg and Chocolate night of deserts. (as if we needed any more food!!!) ... Read More