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Euro Road Trip – Western Lithuania

I was still in a little sour mood by the time we crossed over into Lithuania, country #21, about someone stealing my tripod last night in Latvia. In…

Euro Road Trip – Tallinn

The ferry from Helsinki was unremarkable. Risa enjoyed some of the live music at the bow, while I spent the two-hours seated at my laptop, catching up on…

Euro Road Trip – Helsinki

Day 139 Nuuksio National Park Rather than rush to Helsinki, which would be our last stop in Finland, we sought an experience with the nature in Finland. We’d…

Euro Road Trip – Turku

Day 136 We’d arrived rather late after leaving Stockholm quite late in the evening. The ferry wasn’t until 9:15, but we still needed to be there one-hour prior…

Euro Road Trip – Sognefjord

Day 127 Nigardsbreen It’s embarrassing, but I had to set an alarm to wake up at 8AM. We rushed to the Visitor Centre to try and secure a…

Gozo Malta

Malta – Day One, Gozo Island

We arrived from Sicily to the port in Valetta around 9:30PM. As we left the port, we ran the usual gauntlet of taxi drivers offering their services. I’d…

Sicily – Final Day, Mount Etna and Pozzallo

I don’t know what I had been looking at previously, however I believed that there were ferries between Sicily and Malta nearly every 90 minutes. The reality was…

Day 159 – This is Tasmania (As I Expected It)

We heard a little community radio yesterday afternoon, and on it the presenter was talking about the clear day that was forecast for tomorrow (today). To my absolute…

Day 146 – Mrs Parmas (and The Spirit of Tasmania)

Due to the start of daylight savings time in Victoria (and most of the other non-backward states – I’m looking at you, WA and QLD) we effectively ‘lost’…

Day 75: Ferry to Hokkaido

This is it, the last leg of the journey. Tomorrow we will be back in Hokkaido. We boarded the ferry just before midnight, and learning from past experience…