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MALTA | Saturday, 4 Jan 2020 | Views [233]

Currently in old city of Valletta in Malta

Photos: Malta

MALTA | Saturday, 4 Jan 2020 | Photo Gallery

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DENMARK | Monday, 30 Dec 2019 | Views [245]

Copenhagen The bloody blog has not saved my latest entry.  We built up trust and it worked for a while then just when I am relaxed that all is well it lets me down again. Not happy. I normally write it offline as a way of reducing the risk ... Read more >

Photos: Copenhagen

DENMARK | Monday, 30 Dec 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Hurtigruten Ship Voyage

NORWAY | Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Hurtigruten Ship Voyage Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen

NORWAY | Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019 | Views [288]

16 Dec 19 The voyage BLOG is a work in progress at the moment… We set off to the Hurtigruten ship terminal and started to use the GPS as a compass using the waypoint that we had saved the previous day. The GPS decided that we should head ... Read more >

Photos: Bergen

NORWAY | Monday, 16 Dec 2019 | Photo Gallery

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NORWAY | Monday, 16 Dec 2019 | Views [264]

Day 20 - 15 Dec 19 Bergen Bergen is the wettest town in Europe. I am pretty sure last time we visited I never wanted to return. Not because Bergen is not a nice place. It is beautiful both in location and architecture. It just rains a lot.... Read more >

Iceland Road Trip day 16 - 19

ICELAND | Monday, 16 Dec 2019 | Views [257]

Day 16 - 11 Dec 19 Reykjavik The wind is still blowing quite strongly today. We expect it to drop off this afternoon and I have been monitoring the roads. We were hoping to drive some of the sections of the golden circle but the roads were closed.... Read more >

Iceland Road Trip day 13 - 15

ICELAND | Monday, 9 Dec 2019 | Views [270]

Day 13 – 8 Dec 19 Myvatn to Akureyri It was quite a cleanup after the overnight snow. There must have been 200mm of snow on the car! We headed off in search of Grjótagjá : the Game of Thrones thermal cave. My GPS mark was correct ... Read more >

Iceland Road Trip day 10 - 12

ICELAND | Monday, 9 Dec 2019 | Views [249]

  Day 10 – 5Dec19 Seyðisfjörður Happy birthday Vanessa! We watch the ferry cruise off down the fjord at 6am only 10 hrs later than the expected departure. The weather was changed. The sky was filled with low level ... Read more >

Iceland Road Trip day 7 - 9

ICELAND | Saturday, 7 Dec 2019 | Views [250]

Day 7 – 2Dec19 Dalshöfdi Guesthouse to Seyðisfjörður I woke up with a head that felt like it was made of lead and wondered whether I would be able to drive to our next destination but started feeling better after breakfast.... Read more >

Iceland Road Trip day 4 - 6

ICELAND | Friday, 6 Dec 2019 | Views [231]

Day 4-29Nov19 South Iceland We were staying for another night at Mountain Queen Angelica and toured locally following the tourist trail down to Vik. It really was a tourist scrum. Reading the stats the Iceland population in 2018 was about 450,000 ... Read more >

Iceland Road Trip day 1 - 3

ICELAND | Monday, 2 Dec 2019 | Views [347] | Comments [1]

Day 1 – 26Nov19 Newcastle - Sydney We weren’t 100% sure whether we were going to be able to travel as planned as Vanessa had had to have surgery  to replace  her spinal cord stimulator  a little over 3 weeks ago. Thankfully ... Read more >

Photos: Iceland

ICELAND | Saturday, 9 Nov 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Rome in two days

ITALY | Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | Views [1401]

17Oct12 Rome We caught the mini metro down to the train station then only had a short wait for the train. We hopped on but there was no destination on the platform board. The cleaner came through the carriages, took a brief look at the toilet, probably ... Read more >

Photos: Rome again

ITALY | Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

Perugia 2

ITALY | Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | Views [1252] | Comments [1]

14Oct12 Perugia We snuck a quick look at a hall (sala dei notari) with fresco cover of Aesop's fables before being evicted by a team setting up for a tourism conference. Odd place for a conference considering the venue is normally free for public viewing.... Read more >

Photos: Perugia and Assisi

ITALY | Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery


ITALY | Saturday, 13 Oct 2012 | Views [1431]

13Oct12 Perugia Big travel day from Cuneo Early start for our RV train from Cuneo to Torino. Quiet ride. Next RV train to Milan was large and busy. We had less than 10 minutes to get tickets and get onto our train so it was touch and go as to whether ... Read more >

Cuneo to France for Lunch

ITALY | Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | Views [1726]

12Oct12 Cuneo Day trip to Monte Carlo. We decided to have a look at Monte Carlo and thought the train trip might be interesting. There was a heavy fog so there was no way we could walk in the mountains. The train trip showed that this was incorrect.... Read more >

Cuneo to Limone

ITALY | Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | Views [1308]

11Oct12 Cuneo Day trip to Limone. lay-mon-NEH. This is a little ski village on the edge of the Maritime alps. We had heard that these types of villages essentially shut down for a couple of months in autumn and reopen once the snow arrived. This village ... Read more >

Photos: Limone

ITALY | Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery


ITALY | Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | Views [1230]

10Oct12 Cuneo Travel from Lake Como to Cuneo. Fast train from Milan to Turino got up to 293km/h! Very smooth and it didn't feel anywhere near as fast as the registered speed. Arrived at Cuneo. Good looking town from the train. Supposed to be a compressed ... Read more >

Lake Como 2

ITALY | Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | Views [1222]

9Oct12 Lake Como Purchased day passes for the Boat service with the intention of heading as far up the lake as we could with the public ferry service. This is a lovely looking lake and there is no wonder why it is so popular. We did notice later in ... Read more >

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