Early in April her aunt called her from her home in Alberta, inviting Lizabeth on an adventure. She asked her to join her on a journey across the globe to far off and exotic lands. Lizabeth got her passport, packed her bags and boarded a plane to Toronto where she met her Aunt.
First stop on the trip was to London, where she bought this lovely designer gown in at Lord and Taylor’s. She and her Aunt visited the V and A, and with so many wonderful exhibits they came back twice! They visited Scotland where Aunt Murial’s kinsmen Robert Burns was born, and stayed at a lovely little B & B for a few days.
Throughout the month of April they traveled all through Britain, Scotland, Whales, and Ireland, then it was time to take the chunnel on to Paris.
Oh Paris, glorious city of lights, a beautiful city in May! Lizbeth was enchanted with the fountains, the statues, the museums and the cousine, yumn ! Everything was so beautiful that she could smile and cry at the same time. She bought a vintage gown at Worth, which had been worn by one of her most favorite silent film actresses! She and her Aunt Murial visited Versailles, Monet’s gardens and of course took a ride to the top of the tower!
After the nightlife and wonders of Paris they traveled to Tuscany for the month of June. A little rest and relaxation was needed for both of them! They stayed at a lovely villa that had once been a famous winery. They wandered amongst the vines, the vegetables and the lovely gardens! When they felt the need to visit the city they traveled with the chauffeur in the 1949 Bentley, the only way to go!
From Europe they traveled to China and Japan spending the month of July traveling to both large and small cities. Oh the flower gardens, oh the fabrics, oh the people! What a wonderful experience to climb the “Great Wall”, and to see the “Forbidden City”! All of the places that they had read about, all of the sites and smells they had dreamed about!
From the East they traveled by cruise ship to India, where both Lizbeth and her Aunt Murial were enchanted by the culture, the people and the food! The Taj Mahal had of course been top on the list, but oh the wonders that they saw in the cities, the country. Their stay was mad even more memorable by the generosity of their hostess who had been a friend of Aunt Murial for many years.
Now back in the states, Lizbeth is catching up with all of the rest of her friends that have been designing dresses and participating in the “Dress-Up Challenge“. Won’t you please join her in wishing the best to all of the designers!