Since the caravan brakes didn’t fail and we’ve already used up the stress-making options of a Kamikaze Lorry and towing a caravan through the Mistral, Mark tried to add a different layer of excitement to our departure. As he loaded the bikes on to the van, he tried to amputate the end of his fingerContinue reading ““I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Cluny” – The City of the Horse, Bourgogne, France”
Lovin’ the Langhe – Land of Wine, Hazlenuts & Truffles “How do you plan where to go on your trips?” A good question. It is one that we’re often asked, although, the answer is not straightforward.
We Try Brittany Ferries’ New VIP (Very Important Puppy) Service From Bournemouth, it was always a long diversion, but it meant that we the dogs could stay with us during the crossing. However, our relationship with Eurotunnel Le Shuttle ended abruptly with a 4,500% price hike.
Be brave & have faith – there is almost always something better around the corner! We were upset to have been booted out of the beautiful mountains in Austria but the moment we entered Slovenia, my jaw dropped. It re-clenched again only as we descended the many vertiginous hairpins of the Predel (or Predil) Pass.Continue reading “Escape from Austria – to ‘The Most Beautiful River in the World’, Slovenia”