Tag: Volcano

Greece – Island Hopping – Santorini pt2

Day 2 – Santorini by Scooter Maybe it was the (light) drinking, maybe it was the long active days, but I managed to sleep through the entire evening,…

Greece – Island Hopping – Santorini pt1

I admit, when I left Europe and moved to North America, I didn’t think I’d be going on vacation in Europe again for quite some time. I thought…

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…

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…

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Day 71: Takachiho (Miyazaki) – Yufuin (Oita) 148km

We survived the night in the freezing van.  The cold was not something we’d expected (nor prepared for). We arrived late last night at Takachiho, and were too…

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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. …

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Day 60: Uki (Kumamoto) – Sakurajima (Kagoshima) 200km

It was Saturday morning, and the crowds starting coming to the michi-no-eki by 9AM.  It feels uncomfortable walking around in pyjamas, looking half-asleep and eating breakfast with people…

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Day 59: Chijiwa (Nagasaki) – Uki (Kumamoto) 110km

There was a lot that we wanted to do today, so we tried to not waste much time. We went straight to the Unzen onsen area and had…

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…