Saffron Walden …

 Medieval Market Town … Turf Mazes … and English Mansion …

Visit a 13th century Medieval Market Town … trading in wool … then saffron in 16th – 17th century … hence, its name, Saffron Walden.

Today, Market Day is on Tuesdays and Saturdays … selling local and regional produce, handicrafts … in the same Market Square; which serves as a car park on other days … surrounded by the original Guild Hall, with elaborate moulded plasterwork or pargetting; the Library and historic buildings of old England … with independent shops and eateries close by.

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Lime Juice, Chillies, Fish Sauce …: a Food Adventure from Bangkok to Chiang Rai …

 Fried Fish in Crispy Basil                                             Prawn Cakes with Sweet Chilli

I love food.

I love eating and cooking food.

I also love sharing my food experiences.

No matter where I drift in my wanderings, I seem to always converge in a food place.

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Memories of Prague (Praha)

Memories of Praha … castles, cathedrals, synagogues … and brewing traditions …

Our cruise ended with a visit to Prague (Praha) … my first time in Prague.

… A modern yet historical city; colourful and vibrant; filled with castles, cathedrals, synagogues; the Vltava river running through … city of a hundred towers …

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