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  1. Tim Blesse
    Tim Blesse January 23, 2013 at 6:13 am | | Reply

    Great start. Loved hearing how you came to love travel. Thank God for adventurous parents who taught us to look beyond the borders of everyday life.

  2. Deirdre
    Deirdre January 22, 2013 at 6:58 am | | Reply

    Great intro Catherine, well done. Brought back memories of Barnet, such fun!! Can’t wait to read more.

  3. Beate
    Beate January 16, 2013 at 6:30 pm | | Reply

    Catherine, was für ein Einstieg in deinen neuen blog! Wunderschön geschrieben. Deshalb antworte ich auf Deutsch, denn auf Englisch kann ich mich ja nur blamieren.
    Ich bin schon ganz gespannt, mehr zu lesen. Und verrate mir noch eins: wo im Westerwald lebt deine Familie Petri? Das erfahre ich jetzt, wo ich wieder nach Koblenz gezogen bin…

  4. Kara Tedford
    Kara Tedford January 16, 2013 at 1:57 pm | | Reply

    Fab start to the blog Catherine,you’ve a great way with English. Looking forward to reading your adventures while I’m off

  5. Fiona
    Fiona January 15, 2013 at 11:33 pm | | Reply

    Beautifully written Catherine – I remember similar experiences while camping in France as a teenager! We drove around the peripherique outside Paris about 20 times before Dad could indicate off in his right hand drive car… and then there was the time we got trapped in a parking lot in Lyon because our coin jammed the machine on the way out – needless to say the continuing queue of irate natives behind us didn’t help!! I look forward to lots more insights on your travels – I always view the photos you post with envy but also with much interest 🙂 Bring it on!!

  6. Maria Barry
    Maria Barry January 15, 2013 at 10:48 pm | | Reply

    Looking forward to hearing more about your adventures! Love the intro

  7. John Hayden
    John Hayden January 15, 2013 at 8:24 pm | | Reply

    Great to read. If you haven’t already got them, you can usually get widgets to autopost new entries to twitter and facebook. Also be great to post some more of your photos like above too. And plentiful keywords will ensure some google hits. Good luck. X

  8. Martin Flattery
    Martin Flattery January 15, 2013 at 8:10 pm | | Reply

    Thank you for the blog Catherine – it is really interesting, and looking forward to more.

  9. Heidi
    Heidi January 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm | | Reply

    Fabulous first entry! Kudos! Looking forward to reading more of your journeys and living vicariously through your adventures.

  10. Sue Hansen
    Sue Hansen January 15, 2013 at 6:42 pm | | Reply

    Thoroughly enjoyable into, and can’t wait to read more.
    Well done!

  11. Christopher Fitzgerald
    Christopher Fitzgerald January 15, 2013 at 3:37 pm | | Reply

    Hi Catherine,

    It is appropriate that I read your debut posting while traveling. I’m on a train heading from Providence, Rhode Island to New York City.

    I enjoyed reading about your visit to Carnaby Street in London and seeing your first punk rocker. I too recall visiting there as a boy. For me as well, it was a cultural eye opener. The year was 1967. Bell bottoms and mini skirts were commonplace rather than the spiked neck chokers of the punk folk.

    I look forward to following your journeys. Good luck with this blog.

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