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

Bored ? Oh!

Bored ? Oh!

Open the photo gallery >> So, technically speaking, this post covers two days rather than one, but seeing as the majority of both days was spent sitting in the car on various motorways, it seems a bit pointless doing two separate posts. So this was what we did...

The French Connection

The French Connection

The French Connection is an account of our 16 day family holiday of 2019, during which we drove to the very bottom of France and back.

Langdale

Langdale

Walking up some big hills on a fantastic day in November

Driving Up

Driving Up

Driving the Porsches. Well, not me, obviously.

Lake Garda

Lake Garda

It’s a lake. It’s a big lake. And it’s very popular on a warm Sunday afternoon in August.

Verona

Verona

Open the photo gallery >> Saturday again. On a normal fortnight holiday the Saturday two weeks after you arrive would be the day you go home. We're not normal, though, so we'd booked an extra night and as a result Saturday could be parkrun day again. In Italian...