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England – Grain Tower Battery

Preface: I have a interest in abandoned places. I think this is due to two reasons – firstly, there seems to be very few of these in Australia;…

Wales – Brecon Beacons

Following on from Stonehenge, and high up on the list of places that I deeply regretted missing from our Euro Road Trip, I was back in Wales. I’ve…

Euro Road Trip – Ionian Coast and Delphi

We’d stuffed ourselves with cheap (and delicious) gyros before leaving Meteora. Risa lasted less than 15-minutes before passing out in an afternoon nap, while I tried my hardest…

Euro Road Trip – North Albania

The final stretch of road from Montenegro to the border was terrible. It was a narrow twisting section of road, realistically only 1.5 lanes wide, yet people were…

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 – Pompeii Ruins

Day 64 I had wanted to have a big day seeing the ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, but we got off to a slow start, which was then…

Euro Road Trip – Naples and Surrounds

Day 61 June 1st, the first day of Summer. I’m dreading the summer holiday period, and all the crowds that we’re going to experience everywhere. It took us…

Euro Road Trip – Rome

Day 58 The ship was due to dock at 10:30AM. In anticipation of this, we set our alarms for 8:30, giving us time to have a shower, eat…

Euro Road Trip – Southern Sardinia

We said good-bye to the silky pebbles of Is Arutas and headed inland for something a little cultural. Sardinia, like many other countries, feels quite different by the…

Valley Of The Temples Siciliy

Sicily – Day Five, Scala de Turchi and Valley of the Temples

After leaving the beautiful coastal area in San Vito lo Capo, we made it as far as Partanna at the small B&B Camagna Country House which gave 5-star…