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1. Posted by lavenlaar (Budding Member 46 posts) 8y

hey all

Stumbling across this place - looks like a really good setup, so i decided to sit down with an ice cold liquid amber, put my feet up and socialise with members here !

My wife & I love travelling, and when life got in the way, we had a 10 year break. We have just planned out our European holiday for 10 weeks travelling the south-west with the children in tow. We are never going to be able to purchase a house, so we decided to teach our children that there is many things to see in this world and make them culture rich. Our trip will encompass France / Spain / Portugal / Italy mainly but also visit Belguim / Netherlands (my heritage) and Germany.

I am an avid photographer, motorsports is my field of expertise at the moment, but that can become repetitive, so i have spread my wings and view the world through the viewfinder. I currently am trying to piece together a book, and hoping that it will become quite successful, more to follow.

Ok enough babbling ...

Looking forward to new acquaintances.


2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 8y

Welcome to TP, Brendan! Your trip sounds wonderful--and your kids are going to have the experience of a lifetime. Enjoy every minute! And if you have questions, ask away... There's always someone here who can help.

See you in the forums!


3. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 8y

Nice to meet you ! What kinds of book are you trying to write ?

4. Posted by lavenlaar (Budding Member 46 posts) 8y

Quoting Q'

Nice to meet you ! What kinds of book are you trying to write ?


Thanks for the welcome guys. I'll have some questions soon. Sooooo many places to see.


5. Posted by Peter (Admin 5791 posts) 8y

Hey Brendan, welcome to TP.

Be sure to enter some photos into the Rural competition while you're here :)

6. Posted by lavenlaar (Budding Member 46 posts) 8y

Thanks Peter for the welcome.

I plan to have a crack at the comp.


7. Posted by arif_kool (Travel Guru 1757 posts) 8y

Hi Brendan,

Welcome to TP:)

Nice to have u here. Hope to see u around the forums


8. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 7y

Hi and welcome!