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What to do in the winter ????
November 18, 2017

Joined: May 8, 2014
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What to do in the winter ????

November 18, 2017

The best thing about being retired is free time ,and if you've been lucky and worked hard and accrued decent pensions plus no mortgage life's quite good. Yes you've a newish car in the driveway,always on call for grandchildren or visiting. So during the summer is a no-brainer,garden,house ,hobbies and if like me volunteer work for respectful charity,but what do you do after the Xmas/New Year . Yep you can turn the heating up or put more woolys on ,so your heating electricity bills go stupid. So about 9 years ago looking for something sunny and cheap on tele-text we got a holiday for 6 weeks ( including flights ) to Goa ,I'd been there on all inclusive hols instead of west USA or Spain . Now we do our thing ,no packages,book flights ( not Monarch) nice accommodation with decent food/ restaurants near by ,and for £10 a night . The total cost with every thing ,that's daily spends ( meals,booze etc) and accommodation £40 and that's for TWO ,flight £1200 for TWO is in the region of 3k £'S and all that sun sea and relaxation. My brother-law has just booked 2 weeks on a cruise for 2k for one bbbbbrrrrrrrr expensive,now I'm just waiting for our visa to India to come back then January off to Goa . Just so you know Goa is a catholic state in India ( Portuguese) and 99% speak da English ,so if any of you guys want to get a tan in winter and not order your meal in Spanish let know and I can put you the right track

December 20, 2017

Joined: May 8, 2014
Posts: 1236
What to do in the winter ????

December 20, 2017

Well it's that time of year when we are off on our travels . Firstly Ferry to Liverpool,then drive to Manchester for a couple of hours visiting the family . Secondly flight to Frankfurt on Friday for the Christmas with our son and family,back on the 28th ,New Year in Manchester with our daughters family. 2nd of January off to Goa till the end of February lazing in the sun ,phew !!after that with batteries recharged rebuild the damage left by the summer hurricanes. Yep el Bob is going on radio silence,you all have a great Christmas and New Year,hopefully the wifi in India will allow me to post ,take care .

December 20, 2017

Joined: May 5, 2014
Posts: 595
What to do in the winter ????

December 20, 2017

Have a good one Bob, & all the very best during your travels and beyond - fare ye well ! John (JKW)


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