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Ireland The South
Ireland. Day1Here I am lying on my bunk on the way to Dublin after arriving by train from Clitheroe to Holyhead. The sun is shining and the sea is calm. What more can you desire on your first day of an exciting journey to visit the Irish Bogs The bike i

Savouring Each Moment of the Journey
Well it has been over a week now that we have been on our journey and we have travelled 600 nautical miles. I know in essence it does not seem very far you could probably travel that in a vehicle in a day or two but on the water at our speed it is qu

Xcacel Letzter Tag
Letzter Tag unser Ziel heute ist Akumal etwa 50km sdlich von Playa del Carmen. Die lokalen Strnde dort sind inzwischen stark reklementiert und ohne Begleitung und Zahlung von 40 darf man nicht mehr schwimmen. Wir entscheiden uns noch ein Stck wei

ber Tulum nach Playa del Carmen
Wir packen unsere Sachen und verbringen den Vormittag am Strand. Heute hat sich der Ort total verndert um 9 Uhr hat das Kreuzfahrtschiff angelegt und Mahahual fllt sich mit Touristen. Pltzlich sind alle auf den Beinen es gibt jede Menge Strandhnd

Xcalak An der Grenze zu Belize
Heutiges Tagesziel ist Xcalak etwa 65km sdlich von Mahahual. In Xcalak waren wir vor 16 Jahren schon mal wie damals liegt der Ort auch heute noch abgelegen in the middle of nowhere im Grenzland zu Belize. Entlang endloser Mangrovensmpfe fhrt

Mahahual und Costa Maya
Die nchsten zwei Tage machen wir Urlaub vom Urlaub. Die meiste Zeit verbringen wir am Strand mit Schwimmen und Schnorcheln. Zur Abwechslung fahren wir mit dem Auto etwa 10km entlang der Kste um am Strand Muscheln zu suchen. Hier ist das Wasser etwas tr

Kohunlich und Fahrt an die sdliche Karibikkste
Ein kurzes Frhstck im Hotel wir laden unsere Ruckscke ins Auto an ab geht es auf den Highway 186 Richtung Osten nach Chetumal. Wir verlassen die Region Campeche unser nchstes Ziel ist die sdliche Karibikkste. Einen Zwischenstop machen wir in

First stay in the gorgeous city of Brussels
I completely loved Brussels. I came there five years back during my first management high school internship. That was my very first long stay abroad even though it was only six weeks and in a border country. I went there from Paris I took the train called

Ciao Italy
This summer to celebrate Mads bachelors degree we decided to spend two weeks exploring Venice Florence and Rome. It was Mads first visit to Italy and though it was hot hot hot we could not have enjoyed the experience more. It was helped al

Connemara Travels
At 1030am on September 10th the twelve API students and our Irish family Finn and Kevin and their kids Owen Aisling and Roisin boarded a bus that just fit all of us and we started our journey out the the wild lands of Connemara. Before we got way into

Een kleine geschiedenisles is nodig om te begrijpen waar Myanmar nu staat. Na drie oorlogen werd Birma in 1885 een Britse kolonie. Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog werden de Britten verdreven door de Japanners samen met hun Thaise bondgenoten. Deze bezettin

Ancona Italy to Patras Greece.
It was a great boat party last night even some passengers we didn't know joined in. We must have been the noisiest lot on the boat. The wine must have been more potent than ours. It knocked me on my ass.In the booklet we got that explained our journey

Rome to Ancona and the Boat to Greece
Carlo our driver is back. Today we travel thru the Apennine Mountains from west Italy to the east where we catch the boat to Greece 24 hours on the boat our coach goes with us on the boat. These mountains run from north to south down the middle of Ital

Started early with a visit to the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. The Vatican is a state all on its own. It sits on around 45 hectares and has its own currency etc even tho it's in the middle of Rome. It is the smallest state or principality in the world.

Sorrento to Pompeii and Rome
Drive to Pompeii and Rome. New driver Alfredo today and tomorrow as our driver is having a break. Very strict driving rules here. Our driver Carlo will meet us in a day or so.The Italian language is a real mix of French Spanish and English and a lot o

ON TOUR Woche 221 Osttimor
Montag 05.09.16Ich konnte nicht wirklich schlafen. Kurz vor 03.00 Uhr stand ich auf und lief zum Strand. Es war ein komisches Gefhl um diese Zeit alleine am Strand zu laufen obwohl kaum eine Gefahr bestand da es ein kleines Fischerdorf ist. Irgendw

Temples transport et beaucoup d'attente
Bon bon bon J'ai pogn le rhume. Mais quelle surprise Tout a cause dr l'air climatis. C'est immanquable a m'arrive chaque fois On a pourtant fait attention on a toujours ferm l'air climatis tous les soirs avant de se coucher je me su

Not long now.....
With barely a week until we leave planning is complete if not comprehensive. Due to the unreliability of flight arrival times locking in times and purchasing train tickets to St Jean Pied de Port could be costly and a waste of time. We will wing it.

Barrow Creek Tennant Creek Devil's Marbles and on to Daly Waters
Saturday 3rd September 2016 Last night we all agreed that we would move northwards and Barrow Creek Roadhouse 280kms away was to be our stop for the night.Mark and Helena decided they were going to do more sightseein

Day one of the adventure
Well its 4.30 and Im sitting at departure Gate 11 at Melbourne International waiting for my 6.00pm Emirates flight.The amount of times I have been to this airport and this is the first time I have walked through those doors that lead to internat

Groveland lrdag den 10. september 2016.
Efter endnu en nat uden alt for meget svn stod vi op ved halv otte tien Karen havde heller ikke sovet for godt mens Kurt havde sovet nogenlunde han var dog blevet bidt af et eller andet. Vi fik spist morgenmad bestilte endnu en overnatning her p st

Alice Springs
Saturday 27th August 2016 We left Uluru this morning we headed for Alice Springs Mark and Helena to Kings Canyon. Mark and Helena want to drive the dirt road between Kings Canyon and Alice The Mareenie Loop and as we c

To Mestia Georgia inspired by Moishe's Bagel's 'Salt to Svanetia' performance.
SvanetiOur rendezvous point is outside the Rusraveli McDonalds at 7.45am. We're being picked up by 'Vanilla Sky' a small travel firm. They've recently established routes to the Carpathian Mountains with a 15 seater Servis Air LET410UVP twin prop plane

The Svaneti
So here we are in Mestia in the mysterious Svaneti high up among the snow topped mountains and strange stone Svan tower houses.its very beautiful and unexpectedly hot.Getting here was quite an excitement as we flew up in a mini sized plane seating 1

Day 8 Memphis
Day 8 Last full day in Memphis and got to cram a lot in Early start hitting Elvis early doors Drive to Graceland which was about a 10 minute drive from downtown the tour takes about 3'ish hours it takes you round all the ground floor rooms an

Williams Lake bis Vancouver Island und das Ende unserer Camper Tour durch Kanada
Unser Weg von Williams Lake nach Vancouver Island fhrte uns ber Lac La Hache Kamloops Lillooet Pemberton und Whistler. Wir nchtigen als erstes wie schon eine gute Woche davor im Lac La Hache Provincial Park. Am nchsten Tag kamen wir zufllige

South Korea
South KoreaOn my last trip I didnt use any of the airline points I had acquired traveling as a consultant. This time I redeemed points for a 1 way to Seoul in business class on Korean Air. I had

Cheyene Wyoming to Grand Junction Colorado
25th AugustAfter staying the evening in Cheyene in Wyoming. We traveled through Scotts Bluff Nebraska a significant place as this was a pass on the Oregon Trail where the first settlers passed on their way out to a new life in California. We saw old wa

Whistler Logger Lake walk
Today is a huge 122km bike race from Vancouver to Whistler with 4000 entries. It is called the GranFondo and is one of the main cycling events in North America each year. The main car park is closed for competitors and prize giving roads are diverted and

My Eurovision Workaway in Europa Step 3 Hellevad
Tag 42 Middle of NowhereAm Morgen kmmerte ich mich wie blich um die Kaninchen und Meerschweinchen. Das dauerte immer ziemlich lange weil ich zustzlich zum Trockenfutter und Heu noch einen groen Eimer mit Gras pflcken musste. A

Hello My Name Is Berat
You can't really call Tirana's 'bus station' a bus station. There is no terminal building there are no ticket offices it is merely a parking lot full of buses. It is pretty chaotic but then again I've seen worse.Anyway it was from here that I final

First immersion in Germany during winter
Germany is a great country. I first came there few times when I was a kid because my aunt is living in Kln married to a German and living there. Those times I used to come with family to visit only.The time I'm currently talking about is quite speci

Alice Springs
We have enjoyed a little break from the road at Alice Springs and caught up a bit on some jobs that needed doing. I had needed a new battery in my watch for more than 2 weeks and we also had to get some antihistamine for the spectacular insect bite collect

Hitler et le jus d'orange
Aprs deux semaines passes Concepcin je peux enfin dire que j'ai une vision parfaitement subjective et incomplte du Chili. Nanmoins je suis sur que mon avis t'intressera toi cher lecteur. Beaucoup des autochtones vont diront qu'il y a

Tent Ridge
Tent ridge hike with MC 4.5 hours. From roadend near Mt Engadine Lodge up to lake under Mt Smuts. Then off trail through the woods to the col. Up to summit and along Tent Ridge. Stunning views all around glorious day.

Portugal El Camino 2016
Day 12 September 4 2016 Condeixa a Nova Portugal to Coimbra Portugal 12.39 Miles When I looked out my bedroom window this morning I could hardly see the hotels outdoor swimming pool due to all the dense fog. Upon leaving the h

August 31 Wednesday a day around Tomar and Knights Templar
31 August 2016 WednesdayA wonderful day to sleep in.August 31 Wednesday. Exploring Tomarsynagogue and Knights TemplarIf one is a romantic and grows up as a child in a little ranching town in eastern Oregon you are prone to dreams of fara

And here we are on the French Riviera.
About 10 years ago we stayed at a small campsite in Agay a few miles east of Cannes. From there we visited a rather lovely resort TheoulesurMer on the scooter .When planning this trip I suggested Id like to go there again so first stop on the

Harry Potter broenTog turen fra Fort William til Mallaig var helt vildt fantastisk Landskabet er forblffende Jeg vidste at toget ville krer over den bro som Hogwarts Ekspressen krer over i filmene s den gldede jeg mig til at se

We're still traveling
We've been so busy since the last post. Miles and miles of walking. Seeing The HaguePeace Palace. Leaving Amsterdam. Arriving in London. Customs. The London Eye. Trains at night. The changing of the guard for Buckingham Palace. The Royal Observatory.

Lviv Ukraine
The morning after the day trip with Ania's dad Ania Daddy Ania's dadand I went drove to Lviv. Ukraine was my 66th country. The drive was about 1.5 hours and it was not far to the border. The border did not take too long but the drive from the border

The Big Adventure to The Emerald Isle
Thank goodness we chose to fly this long haul trip on a Business Class ticket. Having left NZ at 10pm local time it was some 33 hours later before we finally checked into our hotel in Dublin. The beds on board the plane were really comfortable and we slep

Travels without Claud
Travels without Claud20160910Home to home I really enjoyed writing my circumspect travel blog on the joys of cycling in the Netherlands so I thought that as and when the mood takes me Id write the occasional piece.Its Saturday mo

HoHo in Delhi
Oft ist es eine schnelle Methode mi dem Hop in Hop Off Bus eine Stadt und die wichtigsten Sehenswrdigkeiten kennen zu lernen. War in Kapstadt toll. In Dehli nicht. Fast keine Informationen endlose Fahrzeiten und teuer.

Mindrolling Kloster
MontagGanzer Tag in Tibetan Colony.Stehender Buddha Shakyamuni Tempel groe Stupa.Abends Treffen mit Riga Lama beim Abendessen. Er sieht gesund aus sein Bein macht ihm keine Probleme und er ist so eindrucksvoll und zugleich liebevoll wie eh u

Von Delhi nach Norden
Wecker um 5.00.Sonntag5.00 WeckerTaxi zum Bahnhof.Dort sprach uns sofort ein hilfsbereiter Mensch an und teilte uns mit dass der Zug nach Dehra Dun nicht fhrt wegen eines Bergrutsches. Wir mssten mit dem Taxi zum Bahnhof in Alt Delhi fahren d

Summer in Southern China I can see clearly now the rain has gone..
Summertime and the weather is hot Any more songs I can throw in for good measure As you can tell the weather has finally turned from the freak wet weather we had in April and although this is now the official rainy season it seems to have brou

Spring in Spain A new start
As much as I have adored living in our little one bedroom apartment in Playa San Juan in Alicante we both knew the time had come to start looking for somewhere bigger to live especially now as we have increased in numbers by an extra 1. I must admit I've

Georgia on my mind. Tiblisi.
As we flew from on the second leg of our today's journey we could see the southern coast of the Black Sea and then Georgia's feudal strips of land by big sandy rivers scattered with villages. Not many trees mainly dry arid land with occasional patches of

Cat Blanket...
Most people might be oppressed by such surroundings with its silence and inhumane expanses but he who seeks peace and quiet in nature undisturbed by human activity will find here what he seeks. Fridjof Nansen.The sun set only twice at Cunningh

Saeko Takuya a wedding in Matsuyama Japan 10 September 2016
After Kev Ross and I glammed up Sappy and Takuya's wedding day started for us when 'Sappy's Wedding Ceremony' coach arrived outside our hotel. We were the only three passengers in the coach and by 8.45am were on our way to Bayside Geihinkan where it was

Why I fell in love Italy
ltspangtltspangtltspangtThe thing I love most about Italy is the people. While the splendor of the Roman ruins of Pompeii in Naples and the Colosseum of Rome may eventually wane with time the friendliness and hospitality of the locals has left

Day 41 Wrocaw 09.09.2016
Today I met up with Johanna a friend from the summer school who is now studying in Wrocaw. We enjoyed a nice meal at a milkbar.In the evening I took the bus to Gdansk to arrive there around 6am.In Gdansk I am planning to go to the seaside and visit

Yulara Uluru and Kata Tjuta
Tuesday 23rd August 2016 Just as well we did leave Curtin Springs early as there was a queue of vans in front of us at the entrance to the camping area at Ayers Rock Resort and more coming.Because all there large van

North Jutland
Ribe DomkirkeThe cathedral in Ribe like many other cathedrals was started in the 1100s and had been modified many times over the years. The biggest difference seems to be that they are proud of the recovery they made after the 1283 collapse o

Day 7 Memphis
Day 7 MemphisArrived in Memphis mid afternoon drive in was good i40 west all the way in We quickly dumped our bags and went to explore we hadn't eaten so we quickly grabbed some brunch and headed down the main drag the famous Beale streetT

Groveland fredag den 9. september 2016.
Efter en nat hvor man har vret vgen meget af tiden dels fordi der var varmt del fordi der ca. en gang i timen krte et tog forbi med tyfonen det hedder hornet vist p et tog i bund og nok ogs p grund af jetlag opdagede vi ved sekstiden at v

Whistler mountains bikes animals and mobiles
What a perfect dayIt started with a superb breakfast of fresh fruit croissants crepes filled with spinach and cheese sauce and scrambled egg. It was beautifully cooked and presented.Later in Whistler Village we bought a day ticket to the gondol

ON TOUR Woche 220 Osttimor
Montag 29.08.16Um 07.00 Uhr war Nelson natrlich noch nicht da. Ich hinterliess den Raum wie ich ihn gestern vorgefunden hatte schloss ab und ging ins Zentrum. Von dort aus trampte ich den ganzen Weg nach Tutuala. Im Dorf deponierte ich mein Gepck b

Baku....what oil can buy
I know Azerbaijan is not in the Stans or either Central little side trip. I did visit Georgia and Armenia with the kids two years ago. We drove all the way back from Yerevan to Tbilisi. But you do not cross that easily from the Christian Armeni

Mission humanitaire Pondicherry 2014
I have a long love story with India which started in 2014. I actually didn't want to go to India at the first place but I believe I was lucky to finally land there. My mother is completely in love with this country maybe that's the reason why I never want

Scooter ride on Kisbee to Sisteron.
Another glorious day. Perfect for a scooter ride. Only 12 km to Sisteron along the quieter D4 on the campsite side of the river so plenty of time to stop in Volonne on the way as Friday is market day. Hmm that was a mini market methinks. We didnt stop l

This is Africa or is it
Look I found Africa shouted Jake excitedly as he pointed to a picture of animals in the tourist information center in Nelspruit. Poor kids. I think after all the build up to Africa in the past several months they were expecting to get off the plane an

My Eurovision Workaway in Europa Step 3 Hellevad
Tag 41 9. September 2016 La prima conversazione Freestyle cookingDa die deutsche Gruppe in der Frh abgereist war war heute mal wieder Putzalarm. Elsebeth teilte mir die GrannyFlat zu und dann wurde mit Burhan GMusik auf den Ohren

York is a beautiful walled city with a fascinating history from Roman times through Viking invasions and mediaeval machinations of the Wars of the Roses. I hadn't realised that the House of York has nothing to do with York but is mainly the more souther

France 106 Aigues Mortes Crusaders and King Louis salt pans black bulls flamingoes and white horses
Last night I lay in bed watching the stars through the Heiki roof light. I thought about another thought for the day We contemplate the clear moon and we reflect a mind empty as the open sky. We lose ourselves in the shadows it casts. We woke

France 105 St Remy de ProvencePrincess Caroline of MonacoThose pesky romans and Glanum A night of Acorns
Suzy spent the night avoiding acorns. We had planned to stop at a campsite that was on a lake had a restuarant overlooking the lake and had views of the mountains . The reality proved a little different . Vive la difference I say. We landed at a Flower c

Cavarceno And Basque Region SpainI wont bore you with words here.This place was just magic. To get there we passed over many wonderous viaducts spanning vast chasms.It was like an oasis to pull up at a park with neat green lawns and big shad

Gijon SpainNorth of the Portuguese border Spain presents a greener more liveable and picturesque vista that the centre region we traversed from Burgas via Salamanca to the Algarve coast. One place in northern Spain that stood head and shoulde

All Aboard
Today is the day. After months of planning today is the day this is our very first cruise. I have no idea what to expect very much looking forward to the experience and seeing our friends. We opted for a 930am arrival at the Port of Miami we thought we w

Ronda Spain
The town of Ronda sits about 2 hours ride west of Granada. The journey is made half the way by bus and then by train. A new high speed rail is being built throughout Spain so occasionally you have to slum it by bus while the track beds are being remade.

Fredericksburg to Atlanta
Once again we got up early to drive to Atlanta. But first we wanted to cruise through our old neighborhood the Green's at Lee's Hill. We lived here from the fall of 1995 until we moved to Brazil in the summer of 1997. It was fun to see how little things

MondayLabor Day
Jackie convinced me that if we got up early and headed west we may beat the effects of Hurricane Hermine which was southeast of Mattapoisett with a chance to bring high winds and rain. So that's what we did. We departed Mattapoisett about 730am and

Sunday for me was a day to rest. Some of our friends went out for a second day of golf. Jackie and I decided to chill for the day and prepare for our return journey. My knee was hurting so we chose not to walk to the lighthouse which was our routine in p

We started this day with a round of golf at the Bay Club. I rode with my friend Betsy Butler who is a fabulous golfer and tennis and croquet etc... We were paired with our host Merry McCleary and another guest Sam. We watched as Merry and Betsy battl

A Birthday Winter Tale
So apparently 'Winter' was here rather than coming excuse the 'Game of Thrones' reference I am now hooked and all caught up. Along with 'Birthday' season for Ceri Heidi Me Tracy and Jade. Ceri started the ball rolling with her special day being

Paris Day 4
Paris Day 4Decided to split up today A girls day and a boys day. Grant left at 8 am to beat the cue for the Eiffel Tower and I stayed in bed for a slow start. By all accounts he had a great day. Buddied up with a guy from Cincinnati Ohio at

Day 6 Nashville
Day 6 Nashville Last full day in Nashville was filled with tours after another walk into downtown I. The blistering heat we walked past and around the grounds of the state Capitol building Grabbed some breakfast and the. Headed to the Ryman auditor

Back to Japan once again
This time as well as staying with Ross in Tokyo we've travelled to Matsuyama for a wedding of Saeko Hino always known to us as Sappy. But more of that later.On Wednesday 7 September we flew from Sydney to Narita via Cairns arriving just after 7pm.

ON TOUR Woche 219 Osttimor
Montag 22.08.16Am Morgen war nur das Mdchen anwesend doch sie verzog sich ins Zimmer und schloss die Tre. Auch auf mein Klopfen hin ffnete sie nicht sie ignorierte mich. Es machte mich wirklich wtend diese Familie scheint echt speziell zu sei

TAKESTAN to ZANJAN 9 September 2016. Stage 94 143.23 Kms SubT. Kms 2036.40 kms . Road Condition okWeather BLUE SKY MILD 28c Time in Saddle 60058 Av Speed av. 23.8 kph. Av Cadence. 70 RpmElevation 500 m up 150 m downCalories burned gt 5500

Back to my roots in Australia
Our friends Joe and Carolyn picked us up at the house at 230 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 6 to drive us to the airport in Vancouver.It was a good thing we had given ourselves plenty of time because the traffic was backed up as a result of two different accide

Switzerland's Best Kept Secret the Wild Waters of the Kiental
Having hiked all the way from Engelberg to ltspangtltspangtMrren almost 80km in all along the Via Alpina during the previous week I was naturally disappointed though hardly surprised to be confronted by threatening skies on Saturday mornin

Fatima rest day one in Tomar
August 30 Tuesday. Fatima Rest Day After a lovely breakfast in the glassed in dining room we wend our way to the train and bus stations. We purchase tickets to Fatima and get on the bus. Somehow we have irritated the bus driver. A group of drivers

Kamloops to Whistler
Our day started with a shoe purchase for me since my Nike's are bald and we're intending to do some hiking in Whistler. The sports shop guy was a sport enthusiast and very helpful. He had also run in NZ so there was much to talk about.We had an amazing

San Francisco 8. september 2016
Jeg var i Kastrup kl. 10 og et kvarter senere kom Io for at sige farvel over en kop kaffethe. Karen og Kurt dukkede op kort efter at jeg selv var net ud til Gate 20. Nu er det 21 timer siden jeg stod op og vi er fremme ved El Rancho Inn Suites e

Mount Isa to Alice Springs
HiWe spent a useful night at Mount Isa looking at maps and having a think. We also had dinner at the Buffs club because it was walking distance and we were curious. I joined membership fee 2 and in we went. It was just what I expected shiny moder

My Eurovision Workaway in Europa Step 3 Hellevad
Tag 40 Filmemacher Trnende AugenDiesen Vormittag drehte sich fr uns alles um Gemse. Als erstes bekamen wir eine lange Liste was alles geerntet werden sollte. Porree Mhren Rote Beete Petersilie Salat Zucchini grne Bohnen

Over the Andes...and back again
In the month since I published my last blog entry I've been a driving fool When there's a chance to earn 100 for a day of driving I take it In the past month there have been many opportunities three times to Quito to pick up arriving travelers 3 h

Astounding Southern Africa Cape Town Wednesday 2015 March 11
We rose halfanhour early today to improve our chances of going up Table Mountain and it worked Although we arrived at opening time 800 we were by no means the first visitors into line at the base of the gondo

The First week in the Great Northwest
Given the limited internet in these parts this travel blog will have only a few entries so sorry if they are a bit longArrived in Juneau Alaska on Wednesday August 31 and was met by old friend Denny Bousson who immediately popped me into his singl

A superb drive from Le Bourg dOisans to Volonne.
Yesterdays drive was good. Todays was brilliant. So scenic we had to stop several times just to admire. Another drop dead gorgeous blue sky day as well and if anything slightly hotter than before.We left Le Bourg dOisans via the Col dOrnon.

Lovely drive to Le Bourg dOisans in the RhoneAlpes.
Had such a lovely drive today. This is a beautiful region of France and nothing better to enjoy glorious Alpine scenery that a fantastic cornflower blue sky. Weather forecast had been suggesting this hot weather was going to turn to a storm. It seems to ha

Sorrento and the Aisle of Capri
Full day on the island of Capri. A very mountainous island once again caters for the jet setters. We took a bus up the side of the island very steep winding and narrow. They have specially made buses and taxis narrow enough to to just pass each oth

Florence to Sorrento
Morning walkabout in Florence checked out all the historical sites this place is so old. We ended up in the square of statues and the statue of David amongst others. Later a bit of light shopping.Florence is the home of Michael Angelo and Leonardo D

Midges midges MIDGIES
So I arrived in the country that is so wild and so hostile that even the Romans didn't dare to cross it Yes you know I can only mean bonnie wee Scotland with that. Btw I am referring to Hadrians Wall that is still viewable and available for sight

Portugal El Camino 2016
Day 11 September 3 2016 Ansiao Portugal to Condeixa a Nova Portugal 21.72 Miles As this is again going to be another long hot day we are up early and out on the trail before the sun has risen. While we are leaving town walking uph

The Visit to The Homewood
Visit to The Homewood with National Trust colleagues I joined a trip to The Homewood with National Trust colleagues on 2 September. I met up with seven of them at Waterloo station. We took the train to Esher and caught taxis to Claremont Lan

Day 3840 arranging 0608.09.2016
After I finished my business in Warsaw at the embassy and the bank I spent a few days in Katowice. Today the 8th of September I went to Wrocaw to report the crime at the police station. This was successful and they helped me a lotAfter that I went

Stay abroad Stirling
So a Dutchman two Germans and a couple of French girls walk into a pub. Is this the beginning of a joke No not if a backpackers hostel is one block away from the pub. This is how I spend my first evening of my ten week adventure in Stirling Scotland.