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….
According to the sat nav it’s about 1100km from Cap d’Agde back to the tunnel so with 4 days before our return date we thought we had finally better to start the journey home. With the poor weather of the previous night still hanging around we decided to make the first day a day of… Continue reading The long road home….
After making a clear decision when we set off to avoid the busy french coastal resorts in July, in the end we decided that we just couldn’t come this far and not spend some time near the sea! First port of call after our days in the Catalonian hills therefore was just south of Palafrugell,… Continue reading Well it’s certainly not Blackpool…!
After a quiet nights sleep Friday dawned clear and bright. With no access to the usual village bakery we therefore headed back to our little bar with a view for a cafe con leche and bocadillo. Surprisingly at 8am in Spain the place was already quite busy as the park is on the route of… Continue reading Benvinguts a Catalunya
After a good night’s sleep and a trip to the local boulangers for breakfast, we set off early the next morning heading south down the toll road. I know there is lots of debate on the motorhome fora about whether you should or shouldn’t fork out the extra but sometimes when you just want to… Continue reading Over the border
And so we’ve arrived at the second of Tilly’s big trips this year, our 2 week summer trip. Originally we had been intending on heading west to the Netherlands and into Germany and Denmark but looking at the weather forecast it quickly became apparent that our chosen week would only bring us rain and cloud.… Continue reading Whether to turn left or right……
With Simon away working the other week I took advantage of the gap in our diaries and indulged in one of my favourite activities – a good browse on Skyscanner looking for cheap flights The result? a few days away in Bordeaux! Although we had been to Bordeaux before it was only for a few… Continue reading A side trip to Bordeaux