Travel Blogs from Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Nearing the End..., Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Nearing the End...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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It's very hard to believe that this time has come.  We're actually leaving the UK.  There were a few days where I thought we'd be stuck forever!  But after just over 2 months on the road we're at the end.  It took quite a bit longer ...

First real adventure on the high seas, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

First real adventure on the high seas

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... . Albans primary). After 4 hours of fighting the enormous waves and wind skipper Alan made the wise call to return  to Portsmouth before we  lost someone over the side.  A shame but saved us 17 hours of hell and no  sleep as ...

Ruined, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Ruined

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... back in Portsmouth, and it has been one of my dreams to see it, especially after seeing the Wasa in Stockholm.   Portsmouth   After much discussion with Lucy, we decided that Saturday would be the day. After getting there, we dived in. ...

Bags are packed, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Bags are packed

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

Well my rucksack is packed and it feels far too heavy. There's everything from waterproofs and gloves to swim-shorts and sunblock. Not to mention several months worth of anti-malarial pills. Anyway, its an early start tomorrow to catch the coach to ...

Christmas at home, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Christmas at home

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

We returned to Birmingham and then I came back to my parent's house for Christmas. I am going skiing in La Tania in the first week of January but I probably won't put that on this site because I have loads of skiing holidays on here. David and I are ...

Portsmouth Ferry, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Portsmouth Ferry

A travel blog entry by si_abs

... half the family in the midst of our farewells, so thankfully there was no chance for long teary goodbyes and so off we hurried to Portsmouth to catch the ferry which would take us two nights and a day to cross the channel to Norther Spain and Bilboa. We ...

Getting ready, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by michellex

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Today i have been getting all of our stuff ready for our  break on the Isle of wight, didnt go too well, a few days ago Bill was moaning and thought Whats the rush...oh dear... oh my.. what a mistake!! I Couldn't find much of what i wanted but ...

Home for a while, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Home for a while

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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The flight home was horribly long. I was ok on the plane because I could sleep but I had an 8 hour stop-off in Kuala Lumpur and it was 3am so there was nothing to do and the shops were shut. I tried to sleep in the airport but it was freezing (due to the ...

Packing and final preps, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing and final preps

A travel blog entry by davegibson

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Today i helped Dave with his packing - who would have known he would take so much just to ride a motorbike. I'm sure LJ is better at this packing malarky. At least they are both taking a RBLR wreath to lay. Me.  I just put some beatles in my pocket ...

All aboard., Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

All aboard.

A travel blog entry by yellowbus.2011

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Ferry or Cruise - the ship's confused.  We had a pool party and a cabaret but it was all over in 24hrs. We were too excited to ...

Portsmouth to Benicassim (12th - 22nd July), Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Portsmouth to Benicassim (12th - 22nd July)

A travel blog entry by steveandwill

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So this is it. The very first blog, and wouldn´t you know it but time has almost run out. I´ve got roughly 7 minutes to do this in! Basically, Will and I have hitched thus far through France (staying with a lovely family for two nights in the ...

It's cold here in Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

It's cold here in Portsmouth

A travel blog entry by geraldfarr

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Turned up a few hours early for a quick poke around Portsmouth and a bite to eat before catching the ferry to St ...

Home is dull, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Home is dull

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

Home for 2 whole weeks but I can't contain my excitement cos I am off to Egypt on September 10th. How exciting!!!! But meanwhile am bored at home with nothing to do, dreaming of a far off ...

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The "easy" bit..

A travel blog entry by alisterbunclark

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... the order won't go through til Tuesday, so the wheel would arrive Thursday?" But my ferry is on Tuesday.. I must get to Portsmouth by Tuesday. Hemel bloody Hempstead, you beauty. I find a bike shop open in Hemel Hempstead. My heroic sister leaves dinner ...

Laundry landings!, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Laundry landings!

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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England was not what we were expecting. The horrific ice age we had heard about leading up to it seemed very anticlimactic. Not a patch of snow anywhere. Needless to say there was plenty of rain and fog though. We had booked into a travel lodge just ...

Welcome Home, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Welcome Home

A travel blog entry by simonandjo

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... 's Mum, Nigel and her sister picked us up after waiting an age to get our bags and before we knew it we were back in Portsmouth, where both of us grew up and our parents still live. We have spent the week catching up with people and trying to get ...

Ready to leave!, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready to leave!

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

I've only got just over a week before I leave and am busy tying up the loose ends. I'm also trying to figure out how I'm going to fit all my stuff into one bag! Someone asked me yesterday whether it was frustrating waiting to go but I've actually got ...

Welcome home (to wet and cold England), Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Welcome home (to wet and cold England)

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

Well after 267 days away I have made it back home. My flight left the terminal on time, but within 5 minutes we were parked up again due to a problem with one of the engines. So we were 1 hour late taking off, but the rest of the flight was ...

24 hours and counting, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

24 hours and counting

A travel blog entry by littlemisbakpak

I am sure by this stage in the proceedings I should be feeling calm and organised. All my travel documents should be in alphabetical order and easily accessible. My backpack should be packed according to a deligently written list and I should have my ...

Back in Blighty!, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Back in Blighty!

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

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Hi all, Well, after 22 months away, I'm finally back in good old Blighty and Portsmouth (Pompey).  Becky and I had a great last couple of weeks in New Zealand, spending time on Shambhala in the Bay of Islands, where we took some friends from ...

Chaos reigns, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Chaos reigns

A travel blog entry by s2s2010

We got here, bit eventful, but all in one piece.  First stop, the Malthouse Inn, Timsbury, no sign of Kerry and the van but he limped up with a stuck clutch,  Quick repairs from The Rat wielding his WD40, 7 pints of Ringwood Best and a bag of ...

To Pompey, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

To Pompey

A travel blog entry by cattawa87

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... my way around and under the station through some footpaths (passing a few gentlemen on stilts, interesting) and finally emerged in Portsmouth’s main shopping area, known as Gunwharf Quays.  The entire area was quite modern, and the observation ...

Ready to go!, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready to go!

A travel blog entry by witek

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I thought about doing this trip for a very long time. Originally, I was supposed to set off two years ago, after graduating, but that plan was foiled by a ruptured Achilles tendon. Recently, everything has been a bit uncertain but once the decision was ...

Creation of the travelogue, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Creation of the travelogue

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

Just created the travelogue while at work and I want it to be January already!!! I'm working in Portsmouth at the moment in an attempt to pay off my debts so I can at least leave the country on zero! Here's to the next 3 months flying by. The plan is ...

Merry Christmas, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

... to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a great New Year.  I have had a great day at home with the family in Portsmouth, UK and am heading down to Devon for New Year to meet up with some very good friends...I can't wait. Becky and I are still ...

The night before, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The night before

A travel blog entry by organsontour

... last name, in case you were wondering, and Gavin and Julie are our first ones. We're a young married couple living in Portsmouth, UK and usually earn our pennies working as a Builders mate and Event Production Manager. We made the decision to take ...

Last Day of Work, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Last Day of Work

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

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Blimey! These last 2 months have whizzed past, and it's now our last day of work - hurrah! There's still so much to do before we leave home next week, but it doesn't seem so daunting a task now. Just hope we can fit all our stuff in the van! After a ...

Packing for Africa, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing for Africa

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

I am back at home unpacking from skiing and packing for my next (and last for the foreseeable future) adventure. I leave for Nairobi in 4 days. Yay! I can't ...

Water Water Everywhere, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Water Water Everywhere

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

... will send my pictures from the top. Then I spent a few hours at the D-Day Museum learning all about D-Day because it was launched from Portsmouth. I liked that a lot. Then my friends took me up to a pub on top of a hill with a great view and we had some ...

Change of Plans, Portsmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Change of Plans

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

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Bad news before we've even started! We were planning to travel through Europe with Henry, our cat, in a little motorhome - and despite the hassles of being stuck in a confined space with a cat and a litter tray (need I go on!?) it's always much more ...

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