Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.

Cesare Pavese

Colouring In

Colouring In

How many new French Departments could we visit in one day, without being totally silly about it ?
Valmondois

Valmondois

Can we finish the big series today ?
Jouy-le-Comte

Jouy-le-Comte

Yet another new record for finds in a single day.
Hérouville

Hérouville

A walk of slightly unwelcome length after some early morning running exertions.
A Day Off in Paris

A Day Off in Paris

A day in the French capital whilst taking a bit of a break from a very, very busy week of geocaching.
Livilliers

Livilliers

A long walk on a cool but sunny day near the French capital.
Frouville

Frouville

The beginning of a busy week near Paris
Val D’Oise Madness

Val D’Oise Madness

Several days of mad caching just to the north of Paris
Tokyo Tourism Two

Tokyo Tourism Two

Some pleasant walking through Tokyo, albeit at reduced speed.
Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon

A long run for Kas and a long walk for me.
Tokyo Tourism

Tokyo Tourism

Looking down from the heavens, and then looking up to them.
Big Sight, Big Site

Big Sight, Big Site

The Longest Day, but without John Wayne.
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Today was the day for going home. We got side-tracked on the way to the airport though.
Packetty-Pack

Packetty-Pack

Today was a day of preparing ourselves for the inevitable end of the holiday.
Tibidabo

Tibidabo

A big church on a hill, with a fairly underwhelming theme park beneath it.
Splashy Splashy

Splashy Splashy

A wet day, but in an enjoyable way.
Mucho de Nada

Mucho de Nada

Every holiday has a day like this. The one where we don't do anything.
Ropey

Ropey

This was our mid point, and the girls celebrated by climbing some trees.
Not the Full Gaudi

Not the Full Gaudi

We were supposed to be going to Barcelona to see at some of Antoni Gaudí's more obvious contributions.
Santa Cristina

Santa Cristina

Time for a bit of caching while the girls had a lazy day.