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The story so far........................ Well, having spent 3 weeks in Elba we now consider ourselves well and truly spoilt. Fabulous food, wonderful people, and did we mention the wine??? Honestly, being able to spend time at both villas , San Bianco and La Colletta was an absolute treat. We mainly stayed at San Bianco as it was closest to the shops and restaurants but lucky enough to have Jeffrey and Claudia to take us around to La Colletta in the boat. There are so many ...
... of the ten and a half months are pretty much a mystery. I Hope that I come back with some hilarious stories, having met a variety of characters and having a better idea of what I want to do with my adult life.
I shall leave you with a quote:
DITCH-“I'm off to go find myself!”
TOM HARTE-“But what if he's a knob as well!?”
... if and when we get to Kathmandu is to trek for 2 weeks around the Annapurna circuit, heading north from Besi Sahar. At this point we plan to climb Chulu West, the summit of which is 6500m. Lets hope we're fit enough and don't struggle too much at altitude! Time will tell.
I'll try to do a blog on the way.
Wish us luck!
Be back in 3.5 ...
... s gear. It was a strange sight and who knows what they were doing in Oxford together. We then went and hiked up a small hill next to Oxford Castle and sat and relaxed as we overlooked part of the city. After hanging out for a bit we headed towards the bus station and grabbed a Kebab before the ride home. Jeremy somehow managed to get his whole Kebab meal for only 30p which I am still trying to figure out how that happened...what a jerk.
As the Christmas lights went on in Swindon this week and I also saw the "living wall" on Canal walk in the town centre for the first time my thoughts turn to Methoni and the simple life still offered there.
Not that everything in Greece is simple:
Athens has changed since it was selected to host the 2004 Olympics and the improvements have continued, making Athens and Corinth ...