An odd title I must admit but after understanding the history of our next few days travelling I hope you agree, rather appropriate! First stop was Luxembourg – a small ancient duchy which gave its name to both a city and a country and only came into modern being following the Treaty of Vienna (1815)… Continue reading A journey through the treaty states
Those that know us well will realise that the Belgian city of Ypres is certainly no stranger to us. Yet in all these years we have never managed to actually stay overnight. It was with a certain degree of anticipation therefore that we pulled into our campsite for our three day stay. The site is… Continue reading Ypres and beyond
So we are finally back in Tilly again, off on our last jaunt to Europe before I go back to work. Unusually for us, we decided this time to spend our first night in the U.K. and after a short drive down to Kent, pulled into the caravan club site at Black Horse farm mid… Continue reading Bedankt Brugge!
Unfortunately our dreamy tour of the Italian renaissance started off with the chaos of Italian railways and their complete inability to clearly show on the platform where your reserved seat for the trip into Rome is located! This of course results in everyone trying to squeeze luggage back and forth down narrow carriages with the… Continue reading Italian dreaming
Cagliari in Sardinia was always going to be one of the mysteries of this cruise as neither of us had any real idea what to expect. In the event the port area was surprisingly attractive and was surmounted by an old town just begging to be explored. In our usual fashion we were off the… Continue reading A sojourn to Italy
Wow what a summer it has been for us! Our last blog saw us in Venice in late July about to head off for a cruise and now here I am back in Tilly contemplating a return to work in just a few weeks time. In the meantime however we have certainly not been idle….… Continue reading Cruising the Adriatic
A strange title for a travel blog I’ll admit, but where the city of Venice is concerned it has meaning on many different levels. I first came to Venice on an overnight train from Austria as a penniless student 27 years ago. My friend and I stayed less than 9 hours and I don’t think… Continue reading Falling in love all over again….