Day 2 Ypres to Freiberg

It would be nice if there was just one straight motorway running from Ypres to Karlsruhe. But there isn’t. Even using the satnav, we managed to get lost in Kortrijk, but at least managed to…

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DAY 1: Alrewas to Ypres

Day 1 is traditionally the most boring day of our trip, and wasn’t helped by the need to drive to Birmingham to get the water flowing through the tap in the van. I got stuck…

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2023 trip Part 3

Day 62 (1st May) Amman to Aqaba A lazy day wandering along the seafront at Aqaba waiting for the ferry which leaves at 10 pm. We had a good meal at a Lebanese restaurant located…

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2023 Trip Part 2

Day 32 (1st April) Dohuk to Amedi The first place on my schedule to visit in Kurdistan was Lalish, capital of the Yazidi people who are thought to be devil-worshippers by orthodox Moslems. We didn’t…

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2023 TRIP

February 28 Alrewas to Dover The drive to Dover was predictably dreary. Very heavy traffic for practically all the 233 miles but at least it was dry apart from the occasional short shower. However getting…

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SPAIN AND MOROCCO 2022

MALAGA Arriving at Malaga aiport after an uneventful flight from Birmingham, we took a train into Malaga. We made for the old town and, somewhat by mistake, while looking for the Wine Museum, found the…

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2023 TRIP

February 28 Alrewas to Dover The drive to Dover was predictably dreary. Very heavy traffic…

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