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Summer at home, then off again……….

This Summer’s/Autumn’s plans involve spending time with family and friends, then heading off to Portugal for Sept/October, back through Spain and home again for Christmas. The kids are planning to meet us mid October in Alvor, so probably a good … Continue reading

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Clockwise (the route home)

With this Winter’s tour coming to an end we had to decide on a route home. We were intending to travel along the Algarve for a rendezvous with the Hudsons, then visit a few villages on the West coast, so … Continue reading

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Spring in Messines

We have crossed into Portugal and have decided to spend a couple of weeks at Camperstop Messiness, a favourite spot of ours in the hills above the Algarve. If you’re into mountain biking, walking, or just chilling out, its difficult … Continue reading

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Winter 2017 (Part 2)

I’ve decided to include a few more pics from Ricote as the areas was such a nice place and I dont think I did it justice in the last blog (I blame the lack of WIFI and Deb using up … Continue reading

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Winter 2017 (part 1)

We decided to try something a bit different this winter, instead of moving around in Jan/Feb we thought would try long terming on a Spanish site for a cpl of months, then moving on through Spain to Portugal once early … Continue reading

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France, the final frontier (for this trip anyway)

Well this is the last blog of this trip, as we are making our way through France to be home for Christmas. All is not lost though as there is some good stuff still to read, including my birthday bash, … Continue reading

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Did the Earth move?

We left Rome heading for the hills, our plans being to visit Tuscany, Florence and Pisa, before heading out of Italy for a trip to Monaco to price up a new boat. We have been exchanging “WhatsApp” torments with our … Continue reading

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Pompei & Rome

Come on cast your minds back, we’ve all sat in Geography and History lessons learning about significant places and events. Most of us can recall the story of Pompei from the ladybird books and we’re all familiar with the Roman … Continue reading

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Into Italia

With the weather forecast on the North side of the Alps looking a bit grim for the next week or so, it was time to bid a sad farewell to the gorgeous Bavaria and head South to our next destination … Continue reading

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Germany

Well, we crossed over the border into Germany and I’ve got myself a new hat. Our plans included following the “Romantic Road” southwards, meeting up with the kids for the Oktoberfest in Munich, then continuing a tour of Bavaria before … Continue reading

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