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update from Florence

ITALY | Sunday, 28 Sep 2008 | Views [746] | Comments [2]

Hi Everyone Just arrived here in Florence after my Sicilian and amalfi Coast adventures. Sicily is a crazy place where even crossing the road - or should i say attempting to cross the road - is an adrenaline rush.  There seem to be absolutely no road ... Read more >

quick update from Sicily

ITALY | Saturday, 20 Sep 2008 | Views [511]

<hi everyone yeah i'm really really behind in this thing so thought i'd do a quick real time update.  I'm in Palermo, Sicily and have absolutely loved Southern Italy.  Long before that i visited Venice (very gorgeous), Perugia and Assisi (gorgeous ... Read more >

Fair Verona

ITALY | Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | Views [807]

“ To fair Verona where we lay our scene ” I arrived in Verona on a very hot evening (it's still around 30 C here even though it's Autumn v soon) and managed the right bus and the right stop for the ... Read more >

Paris v2.0

FRANCE | Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | Views [783]

My second crack at the Romance city was a good deal more pleasant than the first. This time when i arrived i was not jet lagged, it was not raining and i had pre-booked accommodation. As a bonus, i was already ... Read more >

Majestic Melk

AUSTRIA | Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | Views [792]

It was raining hard on one of my days in Vienna so i decided to head out to a random town mentioned in the lonely planet book. Melk is about an hour out of Vienna on a train ride through the pretty Austrian countryside. The town itself is ... Read more >

Vienna/Wien – home of the delicious schnitzel, sacher torte, apple strudel and Mozart kugeln

AUSTRIA | Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | Views [1649]

Well – i was a little lazy in Vienna – thanks to my being put up in the apartment of a family friend and to her fantastic hospitality. It was nice to live a semi-normal life for a while. As a result of the laziness ... Read more >

Pretty Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | Views [558]

On arrival at the station Prague was a tad overwhelming. All those signs in a strange, symbol-populated language! Plus they were brown instead of blue (blue is THE colour for railway signs in most of Western Europe) ... Read more >


GERMANY | Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | Views [698]

travel to travelling to Berlin meant a night train from Malmo (Sweden) which meant i spent the whole day pretty much straight travelling (Oslo-Guthenburg-Malmo) – uneventful except for the f'd up Swedish ... Read more >

Technical Probs

ITALY | Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | Views [1066]

Hey Everyone Just wanted to post something so you know i'm alive and well. In the past week or so i have started the second leg of my trip and have been to Paris, Verona, Trieste and have just arrived in Venice.  All of the above places were fabulous ... Read more >

Norway in a Nutshell

NORWAY | Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | Views [2346]

I got up at the crack of dawn (ok – the vacation version) to catch the 8:40 train to Voss where i would begin the much touristed “Norway in a Nutshell” package trip. I wasn't thrilled at the prospect of taking my “backpack”, ... Read more >

Gallery: Melk

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Gallery: Vienna

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Gallery: Prague

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Beautiful Bergen 10-11 July

NORWAY | Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | Views [887] | Comments [1]

travel to & accommodation The train ride from Oslo-Bergen had great views, especially from Geilo to Bergen. It travels past cute little stations like Finse (at 1220masl). Up high it is like a plateau of snowy ... Read more >

Gallery: Berlin

GERMANY | Saturday, 16 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Norway in a Nutshell trip

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Gallery: Oslo-Bergen trainride

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Gallery: Bergen

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Gallery: Oslo

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Gallery: Stockholm

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