Monthly Archives: September 2015

east, west, home’s best!

Our last evening of the trip and a catch up with some of the swiss family. We ate in a nearby restaurant and had filet de perche, the speciality fish dish of lake geneva. This morning the sun was shining … Continue reading

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fog? what fog?

Well, himself always checks the weather forecast for our next day and destination. The forecast for the milan – geneva leg was ‘brouillard – persistent’. Persistant fog, wonderful, after a day of torrential rain. Not! But when we went out … Continue reading

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putting on the style

We can tell we are near milan. Our room is sleekly and discretely decorated in slate grey and coffee, with a very modern matching bathroom with touches of black. The mix lou likes of old outside and spanking up to … Continue reading

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bled and brollies

Up fairly early to make sure we left the apartment as pristine as possible. A chatty farewell with photos and hugs and we were off northwards again. It was a lovely sunny day and we enjoyed the ride and the … Continue reading

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chateau split

Split has a castle (diocletian’s palace) rather than an old town and it is full of souvenir shops, bars and restaurants. Our lovely hosts had made sure we were furnished with maps which ivana annotated to indicate the best places … Continue reading

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splitting in split

Another long drive on sunday with three borders to cross but first breakfast at floga. We were asked not to come down until 8.30. When we walked into the bar i could see why. It was full of men drinking … Continue reading

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floga, not flog it

Saturday was the long drive northwards. We knew the part after tirana was bad but were more concerned about the first bit back over the magnificent but time consuming mountains beside the sea. Google and the gps revealed a route … Continue reading

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