Travel Blogs from Worthing
The urge to travel again becomes a reality as I take a short trip to Amsterdam to check-out the Sailing Barqantine "Europa" while it is being refitted. All being well "Europa" will be our home for almost three months when we sail it from Argentina to Antarctica in February 2015.
I will post my first travelblog when I arrive in Amsterdam.
I remembered how much I love day trips with a jaunt out to Brighton. Trudy, Alan and Trudy's friend Lucy met us there for a day of exploring the beach, pier and streets. We were derisive of the pebbles and 'summer' weather (far too cold) but we enjoyed the rides, games (they had an amazing air hockey table with all sorts of crazy special tricks, so Spenna and I teamed up to beat Aaron and Wegs, but Aaron beat me easily at dance revolution after), fish and chips and shopping. ...
... work wasn’t as hard as we thought, probably because we were both starting new roles with new challenges ahead! However we were both very tired for about a month, partly due to the time difference (1st week only) but mostly because we had to look at our computer screens / focus at work all day long, quite a change from spending all our days outside under the sun! We tried to spend some time outside too, enjoying both the English countryside and the nice spring ...
... br> After filling up my tank again at some rip off motorway service station I
headed South on the A1(M) motorway and simply just cruised along at 70mph. I
only had 120 or so miles to do and had almost 3 hours to do it in so there was
simply no rush..........or so I thought.
With my GPS setup to take me via Dorking and the bikers cafe of "Box Hill" I
thought I would be there in no time. Looking at a map it was straight down the
one m/way, onto the M25 ...
... seeing it's heart beat and the efficient medical system most other countries seem to have
Via Patagonia, Perito Moreno glacier, Torres del Paine and the gangs of stray dogs
Via sailing across the Andes, Chilean traditional German towns, cockroaches in soup and the most comfortable bus journeys in the history of the world
Via Eiffels lesser known structures, the different world of Peru, archeological digs and seeing our baby moving ...