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Trip: Europe

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Photos: Florence

ITALY | Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Pisa

ITALY | Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Herculaneum

ITALY | Sunday, 26 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Pompeii

ITALY | Saturday, 25 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Rome

ITALY | Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Vienna

AUSTRIA | Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Pecs

HUNGARY | Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Budapest

HUNGARY | Saturday, 11 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Budapest - Day 2 - A walk on the Buda Side

HUNGARY | Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | Views [816]

I didn't have to get up too early today as much of the day was going to be "taken care of". The Budapest Card comes with 2 free walking tours, one for the Pest and the other for Buda. Pest I already saw yesterday, so today, I wanted to ... Read more >

Tags: buda castle, budapest, concert, hungary, walking tour

Budapest - Day 1 - All around Andrássy Avenue

HUNGARY | Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | Views [493]

My train to Budapest doesn't leave till 1735. I've pack my bags, but am compelled to stay in Bucharest for another half day until the the train leaves. It's the third day of a heatwave in Romania. It hasn't quite hit the high of 41c of yesterday, only ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, budapest, hungary, unesco

Photos: Bucharest

ROMANIA | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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ROMANIA | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | Views [922]

There's aren't many ways to get off an island. In milleniums gone past, we might have done it the manly way by usig a raft. Risks included such activities as going for a prolonged swim,  partaking in a fish supper or discover Skull Island. The island ... Read more >

Tags: bucharest, romania

Photos: Brasov and Sinaia

ROMANIA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

Brasov and Sinaia
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ROMANIA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2012 | Views [1117]

I'm on my way back to Bucharest today from Brasov. The "other" place that's highly recommended in Romania is Sinaia. It's on the way to Bucharest by train anyway. The train station in Sinaia has a left luggage, making it perfect place for ... Read more >

Tags: peles castle, romania, sinaia, sinaia monastery


ROMANIA | Saturday, 4 Aug 2012 | Views [523]

Getting to Braşov is very easy, due to the fact that it is a major Romanian railway hub. I'm watching the departure board as the arrival time of my Brasov bound train is delayed. Slowly the expected time of arrival is updated, 15 minutes late, 30 ... Read more >

Photos: Heraklion

GREECE | Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | Photo Gallery

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GREECE | Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | Views [594]

I'm have to bid a reluctant farewell to mainland Greece today. There's a lot more still to see, but I'm rapidly running out of time to visiting Europe. I have to get up at a shocking 6 in the morning to catch a bus to Athens for a flight. Heraklion ... Read more >

Tags: crete, greece, heraklion, knossos, minoan

Photos: Nafplio

GREECE | Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | Photo Gallery

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GREECE | Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | Views [502]

Mycenae is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the archaeological site of an ancient Greek civilisation. During the bronze age, sometime in the 2nd millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the major military powers of Greece. Their pre-eminence is such that, ... Read more >


GREECE | Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | Views [485]

It's apparently not possible to travel further south into the Peloponnese on a Sunday and the thought of staying for another day in Olympia was just too painful. So I decided to head to Nafplio, which the involves going back to Corinth, where I came ... Read more >

Tags: greece, nafplio

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