Andalusia Trip

We began our Andalusia trip in Seville, then travelled by train to Cordoba and then to Granada. We rented car for the rest of the trip, visiting Capileira in the Sierra Nevada, Ronda, and the White Towns, and back to Seville for the flight home – two and a half weeks in total. The green …

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Saint Petersburg Trip

Onion dome churches is what we pictured in our minds before we set off on our Saint Petersburg trip. We wondered what the people would be like. Would we see poverty and drunken Russians? Surely there was more to Russia than the news headlines. At Pulkovo airport in Saint Petersburg there were taxi touts hovering. …

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When I Caught The Travel Bug

I was sixteen when I caught the travel bug in a big way. Two years earlier I had been on a school trip walking in the Odenwald in Germany, including a trip down the Rhine sitting on the hatch covers of a coal barge, ending with a few days in Heidelberg. The next year I …

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