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!! 

 S for Splat!! This is mega huge, it nearly covered the width of the walking trail!!     

S for Splat!! This is mega huge, it nearly covered the width of the walking trail!!  

 

 S for Safe landing. Gotta be happy with that.  

S for Safe landing. Gotta be happy with that.  

 S for Swiss flag, a feature in the Schatzalp garden.  

S for Swiss flag, a feature in the Schatzalp garden.  

 Swimming with dolphins in the Rhine River, Germany

Swimming with dolphins in the Rhine River, Germany

 Sail boats in the harbour at Volosko, Croatia.  

Sail boats in the harbour at Volosko, Croatia.  

 S for Slovenia, just passing through on my way out of the Schengen countries, to Croatia.  

S for Slovenia, just passing through on my way out of the Schengen countries, to Croatia.  

 Saint Anne's Church, Volosko, Croatia. I hope that car is not coming down the steps.  

Saint Anne's Church, Volosko, Croatia. I hope that car is not coming down the steps.  

 beautiful stone work in Plitvice National Park, Croatia. 

beautiful stone work in Plitvice National Park, Croatia. 

 bike Service in Senigallia, Italy.  They replaced what had rattled off my bike with same from test bike!! 

bike Service in Senigallia, Italy.  They replaced what had rattled off my bike with same from test bike!! 

 sunrise from near Italian coast looking towards Croatia. 

sunrise from near Italian coast looking towards Croatia. 

 Albanian for Albania!!

Albanian for Albania!!

 Gorgeous Stone and timber wall on homestay in northern Albania. 

Gorgeous Stone and timber wall on homestay in northern Albania. 

 steep! Up to San Giovanni fortress in Kotor, Montenegro. 

steep! Up to San Giovanni fortress in Kotor, Montenegro. 

 Salutation to the Sun.. a different sun salute to our usual yoga routine !!!

Salutation to the Sun.. a different sun salute to our usual yoga routine !!!

 if you don't have a snorkel you can use one of these! 

if you don't have a snorkel you can use one of these! 

 My pink dress was falling apart so I asked for some scissors and I was going to make it into a shirt! It was then suggested to me that I darn the hole instead. Which I did, thanks to the contents of Irenas Sewing box.  

My pink dress was falling apart so I asked for some scissors and I was going to make it into a shirt! It was then suggested to me that I darn the hole instead. Which I did, thanks to the contents of Irenas Sewing box.  

 Check out these Stamps  

Check out these Stamps  

 Sachet Torte  

Sachet Torte  

 Spanish Steps in Rome. Can you See margot and I.  

Spanish Steps in Rome. Can you See margot and I.  

 Stones on Camogli beach. Walking on them makes quite a unique tinkle. Like walking on small cardboard boxes.  

Stones on Camogli beach. Walking on them makes quite a unique tinkle. Like walking on small cardboard boxes.  

 Speckie SpeckieS

Speckie SpeckieS

 Amazing Shadow. Didn't know you could get colour in a shadow.  

Amazing Shadow. Didn't know you could get colour in a shadow.  

 Sunset reflected in the Swimming pool

Sunset reflected in the Swimming pool

 Scary moment!! 

Scary moment!! 

 S of Saturated. Everything got saturated in this mornings rain. My luggage, all my riding gear, the lot!! 

S of Saturated. Everything got saturated in this mornings rain. My luggage, all my riding gear, the lot!! 

 A Stuffed magneto!! 

A Stuffed magneto!! 

 The Smarties are the inside cover of Ottelenghis latest book, Simple.  

The Smarties are the inside cover of Ottelenghis latest book, Simple.  

 Starlodge Sign for Moi❣️ 

Starlodge Sign for Moi❣️ 

 spiralling out of control? I hope not. 

spiralling out of control? I hope not.