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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…

tottori sand dune

Day 74: Tottori City (Tottori) – Maizuru (Kyoto) 177km

  It was still stormy when we woke up; it was nice to listen to the ocean last night, felt very nostalgic… It was going to be our…

sakurajima

Day 70: Kagoshima (Kagoshima) – Takachiho (Miyazaki) 246km

We arrived in Kagoshima City quite early (but at the scheduled time), which was disappointing because I wanted to have another bowl of that amazing ramen for breakfast. …

okinawa ferry

Day 69: Okinawa Ferry from Nago to Kagoshima

Today featured a 6AM wakeup, just to be sure that we made it to the ferry terminal in time, as we couldn’t afford to miss it again. The ferry…

zamami island okinawa

Day 67: Zamami Island (Okinawa) – Yaese (Okinawa)

The original plan for today was to explore around Zamami Island again and then catch the ferry back to Kagoshima in the evening.  One (small) hiccup.  The ferry…

zamami island

Day 66: Yaese (Okinawa) – Zamami Island (Okinawa)

We woke early, as our host was also up early-ish for work (today she remembered to set her alarm) and we had to get into town early to…