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... br> THEN Miss Charming decided to play up again & had us driving round in circles over lots of speed bumps before we finally got on the right road.
At the site, John & Sarah asked if we wanted to share a chalet, so we did (& were glad as in the early hours it rained cats &
dogs). But the evening was fine, and we all congregated outside of Spooky & Jo's cabin (they had managed to catch up, although their van hadn't ...
... or distance). We also discovered that Norway doesn’t have Highways – at least not what we would call highways. And we were amazed to discover that Norway has spent millions of Krones (they don’t have the Euro) on replacing ferries and building either bridges or tunnels between the islands and the mainland. But this hasn’t done away with all the ferries, so to get to the Lofoten Islands from Tromso, we could either drive ...
... this area has the highest level of unemployment & many young people leave to look for jobs elsewhere. This means that many local businesses have to close. The lack of supermarkets en route, as well as the fact it was Sunday where everything is closed-we had to resort to having broth soup made with a single stock cube and porridge for dinner!!
All in all we have thoroughly enjoyed our cycle leg through Holland and look forward to new adventures in ...
... he got to walk amongst the stones whereas this time, we could only walk around the outside of the stones. But it was another Must-See item that we got to tick off.
And then into London for a couple of nights – because we were coming for the Dawn Service on Anzac Day, we managed to find accommodation close to the Memorials, near Hyde Park, but ouch! our bleeding wallet! On our first afternoon in the Big Smoke, we walked around Hyde Park and ...
After reading the first blogs on our travel page I was getting more and more excited about starting our journey. But, this girl had to work a bit longer before I could leave. Yet, today is the day! Finally! I left work behind, time to pack my bags and not to forget to pack extra first aid kits, ibuprofen, voltarol, ...
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