Freddie Mercury asked the questions “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” and that is exactly how Deb & I feel as we have been living this adventure for the last 4 years. … Continue readingBohemian Rhapsody
After a spectacular drive from Sweden we arrived in Narvik in northern Norway. A picturesque town nestled deep in the surrounding fjords whose major attraction was a rather good war museum dedicated to the battle of Narvik and it’s 5 year occupation by the Nazis. … Continue readingLofoten – Just Beautiful
Rural Sweden, while pleasant, was a tad boring so we looked forward to notching it up a gear in Stockholm. The first stop at the Vasa Museum didn’t sound like much but we were amazed at just how first class this exhibition was. This 64-gun warship sank on her maiden voyage in 1628 and was raised almost fully intact in the 1960’s. … Continue readingMeeting Our Waterloo in Stockholm
Crossing into Denmark one of the first stops was in the quaint village of Mogeltonder, whose tiny thatched-roof cottages made us feel we had just entered a storybook. … Continue readingIn Search of Vikings and a Fruit Danish
Having waxed lyrical about fabulous France and raptured about terrific Tuscany in previous posts it is now time to gush about glorious Greece. The ferry from Bari deposited us at Corfu town and we made our way to a camp ground at Ipsos beach. With only the taverna between Normie and the water we enjoyed the local area for a day before hiring a scooter and exploring the island over the next few days. … Continue readingGreece is the Word
After leaving the Istrian peninsula we commenced the island hopping part of the journey with Krk.
Taking a break from the seemingly endless idyllic beach camps we headed inland to the amazing Plitvice Lakes, a chain of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls, that extend into a limestone canyon. … Continue readingCroatia: Who Knew?
In this post we bring back the travel map and discover how beautiful Slovenia is from the wine region through the Alps and to the lakes, and don’t miss the Foodies Supplement. … Continue readingGorging Out in the Balkans