Tag: Island

Euro Road Trip – Lake Bled

Day 177 It was a miserable start to the day, with light rain, cool winds and dark skies. We knew it wasn’t ideal conditions to visit somewhere as…

Euro Road Trip – Southern Lithuania

Before we could leave Vilnius, we had to dump/fill the water tanks in our van. Thankfully the local caravan park allows non-guests to use their facilities – though…

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 – 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 – Day 4 – Mont St. Michel and Saint Malo

We woke to thick fog again in our motorway rest stop. I wished now that I’d driven the extra hour to get to Mont St. Michel last night,…

Moreton Island – A Fabulous Encore and Ending

When we left Brisbane back in May, we left with much gusto, trying to cover as much ground as quickly as we could, convinced that six months wasn’t…

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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…

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Day 20: Ishinomaki – Murata (near Sendai) 189km

I could just tell that today was going to be a slightly disappointing day.  Probably because I’m slightly pessimistic in nature, but I was really looking forward to…

Day 3: Rishiri and Rebun

We woke at 5:15 in a park above Wakkanai, and we were treated to nice pastel shades from a cloudy sunrise.  Cloudy… Unphased, we rushed to get ready…