Monthly Archives: August 2012

#24 Paris

August 25, 2012 Paris. Romantic, big, beautiful Paris. It makes me smile just being here, walking the streets, soaking in the sights, the architecture, the sounds, the accents. We wander down to the nearby canal for dinner on our first … Continue reading

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#23 La Belle France

August 24, 2012 We fled Amsterdam on empty stomachs, feeling frustrated and angry, the service station attendant in Belgium was as rude as anyone I’d met on the trip and we still didn’t have a bed booked for the night. … Continue reading

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#22 Amsterdam again … or into every great holiday a little shit must fall

August 22, 2012 Here’s our review posted to airbnb for our “Rent your own houseboat Amsterdam” experience … says it all really …                   Houseboat is too generous a description for this … Continue reading

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#21 Wonderful, wonderful Roskilde

August 14, 2012 Arriving in Denmark on the ferry from Sweden. The song goes “wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen …” and I’ve been singing it in my head for the past few days, although I can’t remember any more of the words … Continue reading

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#20 Norway

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August 9, 2012 There is more to Norway than fjords. There are cities and towns and industry and farms and ski fields and glaciers. But the fjords and the soaring mountains that define them will be the reason we return. … Continue reading

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#19 Moose bagging

August 8, 2012 We meet Raul, another motorcyclist on the ferry from Finland to Sweden. He’s an English-speaking Spaniard living in Helsinki who’s married to a Swedish-speaking Finn who was working in Spain. The world is a small place. He … Continue reading

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#18 Finland has it all

August 5, 2012 I leave St Petersburg somewhat reluctantly. I have enjoyed this city, and our apartment, and would like to spend more time exploring the Russian market we have only just discovered at the end of our street, and … Continue reading

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