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September 21, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

There’s always a risk when you go to a place you’ve yearned to go to since forever. What if it doesn’t live up to your expectations? What if it was…

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September 17, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our American road-trip has been on the agenda for many months now, but we’ve finally started.  I don’t know if it’s an omen or not, but the very first step…

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September 4, 2017 / / Cardiff and Wales
June 27, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

The North Coast 500 – A driving tour of the coast of Scotland
Mrs. C ……
So we checked out of the Inverness Premier Inn after a not-so-good night’s sleep and set…

June 10, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Somewhere around 10pm our EasyJet flight landed at Milan Malpensa and we hopped onto the hotel shuttle taking us to our overnight home, the Crowne Plaza.  The single receptionist did…

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June 1, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Santorini had come to an end and it was time to say goodbye to the precipitous cliffs and azure waters and to board a ferry southwards to Heraklion and onwards…

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May 30, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Santorini conjures up lots of images of white stone, blue roof buildings perched precariously on precipitous cliffs overlooking a gigantic water-filled crater.

So, we were excited about our forthcoming visit, especially…

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May 26, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out
May 11, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Feeling a bit rejuvenated by our recent travels, we sat by our kitchen table having breakfast and reading the Saturday papers when I looked at Mrs C and asked ‘what…

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April 27, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our trip around Kerala began with a few days in the state capital, Kochi.  It’s a city with a long heritage dating right back to before the time of the…

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