After 9.5 long years of building the boat, it’s time to start the sailing journey along Australia’s extensive eastern coast from bustling Sydney to calmer Brisbane.
In this chapter of the challenging and fulfilling sailing journey lasting many years, we travel through the trials and tribulations of launching a home-built boat.Continue reading “Sailing Journey: Launching the Boat and Maiden Voyage”
Time for a spot of camping in brilliant Cornwall. It’s easy to fall in love with Cornwall and did this on my first visit back in 1985.
Two years since visiting England and now it’s time to return for an English summer jaunt.
Claimed as “the largest green-field music and performing arts festival in the world”, you have to attend the incredible Glastonbury Festival with over 200,000 revellers, at least once in your lifetime!
Continue reading “Glastonbury Festival – Sweltering in 2019!”
It was with great trepidation that I finally decided on a brief return to England and its South-west. Continue reading “Quick jaunt in England’s South-west”
Landed back in Southwest England for only a short stay, until the start of the next travel Chapter…catching the ferry to Cherbourg (France) and driving to Italy; again.
Porte de Lyon, France is almost the half-way mark of the over 2,300-kilometre drive from Italy to the UK. The objective is to drive the whole distance in 9 days.
With my expired visa and the thought of deportation lingering in the back of my mind, the day to start the long drive back from Italy to the UK is here…
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With the dramatic Amalfi Coast just a 1.5-hour drive from Naples, how could anyone bypass this famous romantic destination?
Not only is Rome’s Ostia a residential area with kilometres of beachfront, this town is renown as Rome’s ancient port city. Whilst heading south to the outskirts of Naples, the city of Pozzuoli is known for its steaming volcanic crater and ancient ruins.
From Italy’s most famous and stunning Cinque Terre coastline, to Tuscany’s unknown but beautiful hamlet of Giannella and lakeside town of Orbetello.