Category Archives: Europe

#26 Canisbay

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September 8, 2012 The croft cottage at Canisbay is just like the picture Graham first saw on the internet all those months ago. Surrounded by paddocks populated by Jacobs sheep and dairy cows, we look out from the kitchen to … Continue reading

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#25 The road to Scotland

September 5, 2012 It has been two weeks since we arrived home yet it is oh so easy to slip into an easy reverie, recalling views across the Pentland Firth to the Orkneys, breakfasts with red squirrels and a stroll … Continue reading

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#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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#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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