Year 5: Right Round The World travel blog

Year 5: Right Round The World

Vicki travel blog
August 2010 - May 2011

Year Five! Where has the time gone? We retired in the fall of 2006 and envisioned a Five Year Plan, with the fifth year focusing on a camper van tour of Canada and the United States. We figured we would have seen most of the countries we wanted to visit during the first four years of our retirement. Little did we know that we would have only scratched the surface. We invariably stayed longer than we had originally intended in each country we visited. Who knew we would end up staying four months in China in Year Two?

We started the year in New York, then on to Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Egypt and Sri Lanka for December and January. We returned to Thailand and Vietnam after a three-year absence. Our son Raj and his wife Vy joined us for ten days and when they left, my brother David arrived and we toured Malaysia together. This was the first time Anil and I travelled right around the globe together.

Welcome once again to my faithful readers, and a special welcome to those of you who have just joined us. You all inspire me, thank you, thank you, thank you!

Vicki Lalonde Kapoor
Anil Kapoor

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NOTE You can click on the links below the Home Page Map for a detailed regional map of the countries we visited. This will give you a better view of our route and the cities we toured.

Order: oldest at top ( reverse )

 
70 
 
 
Covarrubias
 
71 
 
 
Canto Gregoriano
 
72 
 
 
Madrid
 
73 
 
 
Athens
 
74 
 
 
Remembrance Day
 
75 
 
 
Thief In The Night, Again?
 
76 
 
 
The Acropolis
 
77 
 
 
Nafplio
 
78 
 
 
Ermioni
 
79 
 
 
Palamidi Fort
 
80 
 
 
Ancient Mycenae
 
81 
 
 
Epidavros
 
82 
 
 
Athens
 
83 
 
 
Santorini
 
84 
 
 
Oia
 
85 
 
 
Akrotiri
 
86 
 
 
Athens
 
87 
 
 
Cairo
 
88 
 
 
Luxor
 
89 
 
 
Valley Of The Kings
 
90 
 
 
Carter House
 
91 
 
 
Abydos
 
92 
 
 
Denderah
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