Andrew and Ray are travelling for eight months.
June 2007 - cycling from Geneva to Vienna via Lausanne, Luzern, Liechtenstein, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Graz.
July 2007 - staying in Vienna.
August 2007 - cycling from Vienna to Berlin via the Danube, the Limesstrasse, Kassel, Hannover and Dresden.
September 2007 - staying in Berlin.
October 2007 - through Denmark by bike then by boat to England and plane to Channel Islands - visiting friends/family
November 2007 to January 2008 - South Africa for 3 months of visiting friends/family, safaris, hiking, beachcombing and wine tasting.
Last week of January 2008 - Colchester, England, then return to Vancouver.
January 30th 2008
Final Entry: As we return home we recall the last verse of the last hymn sung at Evensong in the Gothic cathedral in Odense, Denmark our last evening in continental Europe October 10, 2007 before the overnight ship to England. From 'We plough the fields' We thank thee then, O God, for all things bright and good, the seed-time and the harvest, our life, our health, our food; accept the gifts we offer for all they love imparts, and, what thou most desirest, our humble, thankful hearts. ... read more
January 27th 2008
A cool, dry and sometimes sunny week in England where we celbrated Andrew's mother's 80th birthday. ... read more
January 25th 2008
Return to point of arrival in South Africa. We have stayed with nine delightful families, visited another seven, been to five national parks and five nature reserves. The number of kilometres driven in our car was 10,000 which took us to each of South Africa's nine provinces. An exceptionally rainy week in Jo'burg from our Friday arrival to Thursday departure. A charming and respected amateur meterologist by the name of Angus said that he had measured the most rain for any month in 20 years since he began his hobby (by the 24th of the month). See photo of fungus. ... read more
January 20th 2008
Constitution Hill; Crade of Humankind; Went to the Market Theatre to see Curry Tales; to the Troyeville Hotel for a prawn dinnner. ... read more
January 15th 2008
Largest collection of historical buildings in this region, the Karoo, with 220 buildings designated as national monuments.... read more
January 13th 2008
In the area around Cradock ... read more
January 10th 2008
A few pics from the Garden Route ... read more
January 4th 2008
Visting friends who have moved to a Protea farm near George. ... read more
January 2nd 2008
Tweede Nuwe Jaar or Second New Years Day The minstrel clubs have a traditional noisy and lively parade through several districts of Cape Town... read more
January 1st 2008
New Years Day clouds on Table Mountain ... read more