Norway

From -23C to + 27C in 24 hours!

Week one – the cold bit.

2nd February 2019

For once not a stupidly early start for our annual jaunt with the Woods as late morning we headed to Gatwick for our flight to Tromso in northern Norway. Yes, northern Norway in late February! This is our continued hunt for the Read more

Patagonia …

2 Nov 2017
Overnight flight from London to Buenos Aires – a long 13+ hours but with it taking off just as we would normally go to bed and having the extra space of emergency exit seats, we both managed some sleep. The couple of glasses of wine taken in the BA Lounge prior to take off might also have … Read more

A bit of Italy in October

With basic flights from Gatwick to Malpensa at around £50 return this was always going to be a good trip away with friends….

Having finally sorted out the hire car (and you think you’ve done everything from here….but that’s another story),  we drove along the beautiful Como lake side roads directly to the B&B Miralago Bellagio .  I guess this … Read more

Italy…. for a few days…

The next planned trip is off to Italy.   Staying in Bellagio we will be exploring, drinking and eating with great friends….

One of the plans, if the weather is clear enough, is to drive the Stelvio Pass.  This has been made famous by Top Gear as one of their preferred routes

The planning for this trip started a while ago…. … Read more