Driving the Scottish Highlands and Inner Hebrides August 4th 2011 This was always destined to be a slightly more relaxed part of our trip. We had hired a car from Inverness, and were planning to travel along the west coast of Scotland down to Glasgow, missing on purpose going through any major cities, and keeping our driving to only a few hours each day. In that sense, we certainly achieved our objective.
We started with a cheap flight from Belfast to Inverne ... read more
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Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil teaches English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he is involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info