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Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia

At then end of our trip through Corsica we came to Dubrovnik, and although very beautiful it was really overrun with Tourists so I was ready to “get away from it all” even though we were still basically in Europe so we left Dubrovnik and headed to Montenegro The next …

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Croatia and Bosnia

I had heard from friends that the Croatian coast was very nice and that has proved to be the case, we had our first night in the very nice town of Rovinj which was a little gem of an old town an easy walk from the campsite and a good …

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The colour purple

It is very hot here on our travels down the Adriatic countries…at least it is if you have wintered in Scotland! On arrival in Mostar I felt I had to add to the camp wardrobe (so to speak) and buy a suitable hat to keep me in the shade whilst …

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A very green caterpillar

  G and I visited the very beautiful national park at Plitvicka Jezera in Bosnia today. We walked down the gorge to the waterfalls and the water was so clear and a lovely turquoise blue. We took a boat trip across the lake and G found a hitchhiker on his …

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If it’s Monday it must be Venice…

  Exploring the beautiful city of Venice t0day…..waterways and secret passages opening up into beautiful piazzas. G and I are being lazy tourists and are just enjoying wondering about in and out of the tiny streets on either side of the Grand Canal working our way towards Piazza San Marco …

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Camp Life – Settling in

  It is strange to start to settle into camp life and the daily routine so I am taking a day out in Frankfurt to sort myself out, get some exercise, and get some of the jobs done on Nelson that just dropped off the list before departure.  Everyone I …

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Leaving Thoughts

First day of my expedition to Iran, Mongolia and Nepal started with serious challenges like visiting Sainsbury’s supermarket to stock up on provisions and Starbucks for coffee to keep me awake long enough to get me down to Newcastle after an overnight flight from the US.  Strange to be on …

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