Monthly Archives: September 2015

on y va

Leaving dubrovnik the road climbs the hillside giving beautiful views down to the old town. We had to stop to capture it. Blue sea, blue sky, a cruise liner waiting to dock (and fill the old town with tourists!) and … Continue reading

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old age or over excitement? 10th september

Old age or overexcitement? I have been confusing things (1) italian autostrada signs are GREEN not blue like french autotoute ones,(2) two is 2 and four is 4. The first caused lou to shout at me and the second caused … Continue reading

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s…l…o…w….w…i…f…i…..

Soooo frustrating but quite normal by now when we travel to find the much vaunted free wifi at some hotels is lamentably slow. Sorry, readers, if you are waiting with bated breath for our latest doings but matters beyond our … Continue reading

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pastures new….

So far we have been driving through familiar territory as we came this way with the camper in 2010. Not many changes apart from additional bits of motorway that defeated the gps and our five years out of date map. … Continue reading

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the blue room

After a good half hour of confusing phone calls and driving up and down and round and round, the gps suddenly got his act together and ensured we ‘arrived at your destination’. It didn’t look very promising but then i … Continue reading

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feeeerrreeee cross the ?

Zadar is a very lively place! The old town is full of restaurants and tat shops but some lovely old buildings and wonderful views across the water. We walked down from ‘pansion maria’ with its effusive owner, spurning the rowboat … Continue reading

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bells, bells…..

Padua is full of bicycles and telephones. Paduans are either riding one or talking on the other, always with emphatic gestures of the free hand. I didn’t witness both taking place at the same time but maybe someone somewhere was. … Continue reading

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‘incidente’

After a sunny start in chambery topping up on gasoil, finding an optician’s to fix the loose screw in lou’s glasses and buying a picnic lunch in carrefour we were off! The scenery to the frejus tunnel was amazing as … Continue reading

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chambery, france

Sunny drive, stopped for our sarnies in a pretty aire and am now enconsed in room 13 at the b and b hotel. No gruffalo bill nearby but we have a bon for two free kirs at a restaurant close … Continue reading

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crossing frontiers

Getting very excited about our road trip to montenegro and albania but can’t helping noticing the paradox between our expectation of easy movement from one country to another while being assailed with tragic news stories about the thousands of refugees … Continue reading

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