The gorgeous island of Lombok in Indonesia’s archipelago draws intrepid travellers to climb the still active volcano -Mount Rinjani – but the journey is long when you are two islands away in Java…Continue reading “Long Journey to Lombok, Indonesia”
Awake for over 24 hours and exhausted finally, we arrive in Batam, Indonesia for the next long road bus journey to Dumai.Continue reading “The Long Road from Batam to Dumai, Indonesia”
A couple of days have passed since leaving Australia. Destination? Batam, Indonesia via Singapore, without a plan…Continue reading “Australia to Batam, Indonesia”
Deeper into the Peruvian Amazon we go – a speedboat whisks passengers from steamy Iquitos to the seedy tri-border where Santa Rosa (Peru), Leticia (Colombia), and Tabatinga (Brazil) converge…
Continue reading “Amazon Tri-border: Santa Rosa, Leticia, Tabatinga”
Exploring Sicily’s Syracuse and around its region for just 9 days isn’t really enough time to see the main sights. So, some highlights on what to see on your fleeting trip… Continue reading “9 days around Syracuse: Sicily Part 1”
Imagine gliding along the stretch of spectacular coastline that hugs the indigo Tyrrhenian Sea, on the southern coast of the Salerno Gulf bound for Italy’s Amalfi Coast…
Four days at sea on the Navimag ferry through Chile’s stunning Southern Patagonian Fjords anyone?
After a frustrating wait of 6 days, the ever-elusive Navimag ferry finally arrived in Puerto Natales, for the journey through Chile’s Southern Patagonian Fjords!
I’ve coined a new term: Bus Lag! This is how I am feeling on hopefully the last bus journey for a while, which is from Rio Gallegos to Argentina’s Ushuaia. Continue reading “Bus lag and flat arse! Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia by bus and ferry”
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.
With an almost becalmed Mediterranean Sea, you’d think that the overnight ferry from Barcelona to Genoa would lull you to sleep peacefully, like a contented just-fed baby…
Sadly, just a two-day break in beautiful cosmopolitan Barcelona before heading to Genoa on an overnight ferry.