Acropolypse Now. Freezing in Greece 1986

The ferry pulled into the docks at Athens. We were finally in Greece and the crew gave us our passports back as promised. We had made a lot of new friends on board and some advised us not to spend a lot of time in Athens.  Sean and I were prepared to hate Athens. But in fact we quite enjoyed the ancient old city. Continue reading

Top 10 Books that launched some amazing trips.

Getting to our favourite travel destination is sometimes a waiting game. But there are some wonderful writers that can take us there before the date on  our boarding pass. Here are 10 writers I live vicariously through.

10) Author: Martin Walker

Title: Bruno, Chief of Police Series:


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10 reasons to go to France

 

There are many reasons to go to France. The French cities are amazing but getting off the beaten track and into the countryside is were you will experience the diverse French culture

1. Cycle up to top of Mount Ventoux.

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  This is the notorious hill climb of many Tours de France. 2013-06-30 020  Stay in the lovely town of  Mormoiron.

This village is tucked away on the hill top with a beautiful view of Mt Ventoux.  DSC02695Have a coffee in Bedoin

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