Tag: Medieval

Euro Road Trip – Tampere and Hämeenlinna

The drive from Turku was flat and boring. There is no way to sugar coat it! At first it was nice to not have to work our poor…

Euro Road Trip – Zurich and Lucerne

We crossed the Rhine and were in Switzerland. As usual, there was no real indication that we’d travelled to a new country, other than a small sign indicating…

Euro Road Trip – Tuscany

Day 71 Vitorchiano OK, not technically in Tuscany, but rather in Lazio, which is the Rome region. Still, we were driving north into Tuscany, so it gets filled…

Euro Road Trip – Pisa and Surrounds

Day 40 Our next major stop is Corsica, however, we had to book around ferry timetables, meaning we’d ended up with a bit of free time over the…

Euro Road Trip – Liguria

Day 36 We left Monaco, entered France again for a short period, and made it to Italy, our country number six for this road trip. There was a…

Euro Road Trip – Christians and Moors Festival in Alcoy

At my previous job, I worked with two guys from this part of Valencia. We’re staying with Ferran in Alfarrasi, and the other, Luis, invited us to the…

Euro Road Trip – Languedoc Roussillon

Day 31 We said our good-byes to our friends in Toulouse, after having one more hot shower, and one final use of their wifi, making sure I had…

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,…

Cefalu

Sicily – Day Two, Cefalu Boogaloo

We tried not to linger too long in Savoca, as we knew we had a big day of driving ahead of us to get to Cefalu in a…

Begalu

Spain – Northern Catalunya

Today we transitioned from the sunshine and warmth of Costa Brava, into the areas in northern Catalunya bordering the mountainous Pyrenees. Our first stop of the day was…