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Euro Road Trip – Val d’Isere

We arrived late after driving over the two Saint Bernard Passes (and repairing our brakes). Fortunately it’s still not too busy, and we were able to camp in…

Euro Road Trip – Grindelwald and Surrounds

Day 86 The morning was clear and sunny, but it was still a bit of a drive to where we wanted to go hiking today. Our drive took…

Euro Road Trip – Tyrol, Austria

Day 80 As usual, we were slow getting started. Maybe I should just write about the days that we get started early, since that would be noteworthy. Before…

Euro Road Trip – Italian Dolomites

Not the Commonwealth Bank type! I wonder how many people reading this remember the Dollarmites? Amazingly, it’s still a thing… Back onto topic, we left Lake Garda and…

Euro Road Trip – Italy’s Foot – Basilicata, Puglia and Calabria

We were somewhat disappointed about Amalfi coast, and left in a sombre, deflated mood. But, we knew there was plenty to see over the next few days –…

Euro Road Trip – Corsica Pt. 1 – Haute Corse

Day 42 We spent the night ‘camped’ in the ferry terminal in Livorno. We enjoyed it so much, we stayed in our van, with the curtains drawn until…

Euro Road Trip – Pyrenees and Andorra

The next stop on our European Road Trip was to the rugged mountains in the north of Spain. Even though I’ve been to Andorra and the Pyrenees before,…

Rallarvegen Norway

Norway – Cycling the Rallarvegen from Finse to Flåm

I met my Norwegian friend many years ago through cycling, so it only made sense to try and organise a bike ride here in Norway with him. Thankfully,…

Lake District

England – The Lake District

Continuing our journey with Risa’s parents, we left the quaint villages of the Cotswolds, and made our way to the very north of England. We’d found a beautiful…

Grenoble France

France – Grenoble

We had a lightning visit to Grenoble during our trip to Lyon over the Bastille Day long weekend. The high-speed trains were amazingly smooth, especially after coming from…