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Random Traveller Hello and welcome to the long discourse on Rhiannon’s Adventures So Far, that I finally made myself sit down and write because of the impending DOOM that is called Manufacturer Default. My little baby is a lovely shiny white Macbook that I’ve decided to name Poodle. This is because its main function is to be pretty. However I will soon have to send it off to some unloving ruffians who will beat it and tell it not to keep randomly shutting down on me.

As I write this

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [1381] | Comments [7]

I thought this might be a better place to start than the beginning for reasons mainly to do with the fact that I am writing this sitting in what is technically a Homeless Shelter. It’s one of those nice Homeless Shelters. I have a room with only three ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


England

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [611]

Well this is where I left off communication all those months ago. I met up with my parents in London for the week. Didn’t really do too much other than see some friends of the family and visit my Granny in Oxfordshire for a night. I like visiting and ... Read more >

Tags: Family


Barcelona and the Pyrenees

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [1972] | Comments [2]

My parents and I headed down to Barcelona where we met up with my brother James. He’s been overseas since November last year and has only just made it home. For anyone travelling to Barcelona, which is a lovely city, the one thing you have to see is ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Alicante

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [7332] | Comments [2]

Alicante is a small city a few hours south of Valencia on the Costa Blanca. I went to school here for 3 weeks and had a ball. Traditionally everyone has classes for a few hours in the morning and heads to the beach for the afternoon. For me the beach ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


La Tomatina (The Great Tomato Fight!)

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [9101] | Comments [2]

It is held in Buñol. It is exactly what the title says. Imagine the most insane mosh you have ever been in and then add several tonnes of tomato pulp. Everyone, thousands of people, were packed into this long street no wider than my bedroom. I’m ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Oviedo

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [866] | Comments [2]

After the tomatoes and the cold James and I took our leave and one headed north, the other south. I ended up in Oviedo the capital of Asturias, which is one of the provinces on the northern seaboard. I have to say it is the prettiest city I have ever ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [693]

Ryanair, it really is a love-hate relationship. They’ll fly you across Europe for 15 Euros then the bus from their middle of nowhere airport to your actual destination will cost you 20 Euros. Warning: don’t you dare go over their 20kg luggage limit ... Read more >

Tags: Backpacking


Dublin

IRELAND | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [816] | Comments [2]

We arrived in Dublin late at night to discover that, through a combination of a large international intervarsity sporting competition and a football game, every single hostel was fully booked for the next 4 days. As a result we spent the first half ... Read more >

Tags: Backpacking


Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [749] | Comments [1]

I love Amsterdam. It is by far my favourite European city and I’d love to live there for a bit if I ever get the chance. The Dutch people are amazing. Always friendly and helpful, although sometimes they can be so helpful you have to be careful. If ... Read more >

Tags: Backpacking


Berlin and Würzburg

GERMANY | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [2102]

From Amsterdam we caught an overnight bus and I managed to sleep the whole way. I woke up at a about 9 o’clock in the morning and on finding the bus stopped thought to myself, “Hmm…wonder where we are? Might get some breakfast.” In answer to the first ... Read more >

Tags: Backpacking


Back in Oviedo

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Nov 2006 | Views [618]

Well this bit will be where I update. I plan to stay in this city until Christmas and hopefully improve my woeful Spanish. Unless something untoward happens I’ll be staying in this nice bit of free accommodation for a few days, during which I need to ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Comments

SPAIN | Wednesday, 15 Nov 2006 | Views [677] | Comments [3]

I love comments. They let me know people like me bothering with this and if anything I´ve done actually counts as exciting. If you don´t want to give this site your email address you can put journals.worldnomads.com/rhiannon as your webpage.

Tags: The Planning Phase


Introduction

SPAIN | Tuesday, 14 Nov 2006 | Views [815]

Here’s a brief rundown for people that can’t be bothered: Right now: In a Homeless Shelter.. England: Saw my Granny.. Barcelona: I love Gaudi, Costa Brava = Kayaking on the Med, Yay!. Pyrenees: Canyoning = Even more Yay!. Alicante: Learning, Beach, ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Gallery: Costa Brava and Pyrenees

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Gallery: Alicante

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Gallery: Oviedo

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Gallery: Edinburgh

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Gallery: Berlin

GERMANY | Tuesday, 7 Nov 2006 | Photo Gallery


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I'm Free! (for 6 months)

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 8 Sep 2006 | Views [566] | Comments [2]

Hello everyone, Well now that I’m all graduated and stuff I’m off to not really see the world, but lounge around in a far off corner of it; mainly southern Spain. I promised everyone back home I’d be staying in contact so hopefully this is just ... Read more >

Tags: Family


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