Amazing Spain

Every country you enter is always slightly different from the last. As you cross the border, it's generally the houses you notice first, maybe the landscape or how the villages and towns are formed and as I have said before, it's really just a line in the earth. Entering Spain was no different, the houses …

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Taking our Time

Ever since we started this adventure we have been searching for wildlife. In the UK, just on the outskirts of London, I saw my first fox, however due to a marital spat over "navigating our motorhome so close to London in peak hour traffic", it took awhile for it to register that it was actually …

Roaming in Rome

After leaving the gorgeous, rolling beautifully manicured countryside of Tuscany, the scenery changed to grassier landscapes but still barren. All the waterways are bone dry, a testament to the fact we have seen little rain in our 4 months of traveling. (That all changed in Rome). The countryside is full of dormant commercial areas, tagged, …

Under the Tuscan Sun.

Yes I'll admit my desire to see Tuscany comes from watching Under The Tuscan Sun too many times. The dreamy countryside, the olive groves on the side of the hillsides, the old villas, italian romeo's.... So imagine actually getting to go to Tuscany. The drive from our village in Pianiga didn't exactly go well. Hating …

The Magic of Venice

We left Trieste early Sunday morning but by the time we endured the motorway traffic and the tolls, (we have spent more on tolls in the last week than on our entire weeks groceries), it was early afternoon and the clouds had returned. I had chosen a kind of "agritourism" camperstop in a small village …