Travel Diaries

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

Tunnelling

Tunnelling

Mr Google advised that we had a very long way to go. We were in the car by 6am because we supposedly had at least 9 hours of actual driving to do and needed to cover 870km just to get to [[Calais]], so with the need to make stops we back-calculated that 12 hours would...

Vizille

Vizille

Open the photo gallery >> We started our day out fairly late on this day. Kas decided that going up to the [[Bastille_(Grenoble)|Bastille]] on the [[Grenoble-Bastille_cable_car|téléphérique]] the previous day wasn't strenuous enough, so in the morning she decided to...

Bastille

Bastille

You can’t beat a fortress on a hill. That’s why they used to build them there….

Grenoble

Grenoble

We left [[Vallon Point d'Arc]] at about 10am after a very leisurely start to the day. Kas ducked out of running as it was a "moving" day and we hadn't packed the night before. We made one final run down to the bakery to buy fresh pastries and then had a quick...

Avignon

Avignon

Sur le Pont d’Avignon, l’on y danse, l’on y danse. Sur le Pont d’Avignon, l’on y danse tous en rond.

Canoeing

Canoeing

Open the photo gallery >> After a relaxing day the day before, we decided it would be a good day to go and do something a bit more active. Before we got around to doing that, we had a team breakfast. Kas was too tired for a run so didn't bother going, so we sat...

Salavas

Salavas

Open the photo gallery >> The day started off (for me) rather slowly, as a result of having had too many beers too quickly the night before. Kas went out to Intermarche in [[Vallon Pont d'Arc]] to get some provisions and came back wishing she'd taken someone...