With Genoa’s impressive landmarks, American born writer Henry James also described this port city as ‘The most winding and incoherent of cities’.Continue reading “Genoa, Italy – Part 2”
Quick jaunt in England’s South-west
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”
Southwest England and on to Cherbourg (France)
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.
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Driving from Italy to the UK: Part 2
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.
Driving from Italy to the UK: Part 1
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…
Naples and the dramatic Amalfi Coast
December 2015-January 2016
With the dramatic Amalfi Coast just a 1.5-hour drive from Naples, how could anyone bypass this famous romantic destination?
Motorhoming: Rome’s Ostia to Naples’ Pozzuoli
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.
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Tuscany’s unknown Giannella and Orbetello
From Italy’s most famous and stunning Cinque Terre coastline, to Tuscany’s unknown but beautiful hamlet of Giannella and lakeside town of Orbetello.
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Italy’s spectacular Cinque Terre, what’s not to love?
I’d heard so much about Italy’s rugged although stunning Cinque Terre coastline, hugged by centuries’ old colourful fishing villages – but nothing prepares you for its magical beauty and quaintness.
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La Spezia, Italy: Deserted in winter?
Deciding to leave beautiful Pegli to head for the small town of Deiva Marina in La Spezia province, little did we know it would be deserted and have this place almost all to ourselves, or do we?
GPS Signal Lost – a drive through Italy
If you’ve ever driven through Italy for even just a sliver of time, then you will immediately relate to the title of this post. For those that haven’t, then hang around for the ride. I’ll try and give you some insight on what you can expect…
Sleepless: Overnight Ferry, Barcelona to Genoa
With an almost becalmed ink-like Mediterranean Sea, one would think that these condition for the overnight ferry from Barcelona to Genoa is conducive to peaceful sleep…Continue reading “Sleepless: Overnight Ferry, Barcelona to Genoa”
Barcelona break and on to Genoa
Sadly, just a two-day break in beautiful cosmopolitan Barcelona before heading to Genoa on an overnight ferry.
Glastonbury Festival Virgin
As a Glastonbury Festival virgin, I had no idea what to expect at this massive and world-famous music festival!
Valencia – It’s Not All About Oranges!
Why Valencia? To eat oranges? Well, not just to eat oranges but mainly to explore this stunning and dynamic medieval city founded by the Romans in 138 BC.