S for swimming (Rhonda's challenge X)

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bobbing around in Bass Strait waiting for the Spirit to go past!!

 

 Floating on the oil rich South China Sea off Brunei north coast. Much of this land was first settled by Anthony Abel.     

Floating on the oil rich South China Sea off Brunei north coast. Much of this land was first settled by Anthony Abel.  

 

 Braving it in the chilly and dirty shipping channel of the North Sea off Felixstowe, UK     

Braving it in the chilly and dirty shipping channel of the North Sea off Felixstowe, UK  

 

 spoilt rotten in this pool. 27*C. At my Giverny guest house, 2 km from Monets Garden and not much further to the Seine River.    

spoilt rotten in this pool. 27*C. At my Giverny guest house, 2 km from Monets Garden and not much further to the Seine River. 

 

And in Morocco.....

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my hotel pool at Bin El Ouidane,  with a dam in the background. Home base for many adventure buffs. Water and land based. I did have several swims in this pool and messed up their perfect reflection. 

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Semi indoor pool in my Marrakech hotel. El Parroquette Hotel. The bottom of the pool has a parrot mosaic.  

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another hotel pool this time in Tafraoute.

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Swimming in the Atlantic at Essouaria.  

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Hotel pool at the three camels hotel, at Foum Zguid. A little something floating in the pool for Mary.  

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lovely pool at   ALi Ben Haddou And a much needed cool down after a hot day on the bike. 

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Near the desert, and where I swam after our camel bivouac. At M'hamid 

 

and back into Spain.... 

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back in the Atlantic, off the Spanish coast at Playa del Bolonia. 

 Mediterranean sea swim at Calella Beach near Barcelona, after Rossi got his podium at Catalunya.    

Mediterranean sea swim at Calella Beach near Barcelona, after Rossi got his podium at Catalunya. 

 

 beautiful little beach on the Spanish Costa Brava. 

beautiful little beach on the Spanish Costa Brava. 

And now in France for a swim .... 

 

 in the beautiful clear water and pebbly beach at Cassis

in the beautiful clear water and pebbly beach at Cassis

 S for Snorkelling.  

S for Snorkelling.  

 S for Snow and Snow chains Signs in Italy  

S for Snow and Snow chains Signs in Italy  

 Sea legs in Lake Maggiore, Italy 

Sea legs in Lake Maggiore, Italy 

 Switchbacks in Switzerland 

Switchbacks in Switzerland 

 garden Shoes as opposed to gardening Shoes in Schatzalp garden, Switzerland 

garden Shoes as opposed to gardening Shoes in Schatzalp garden, Switzerland 

 Sipping cherry SchnappS at Schatzalp reStaurant. I can't believe there is no S in chocolate!! 

Sipping cherry SchnappS at Schatzalp reStaurant. I can't believe there is no S in chocolate!!