Costa Brava July 12th 2012 Our visit to Costa Brava didn't start all that well. We got off the bus, grabbed some items from the supermarket and waited for our host to pick us up. After a few minutes we saw an older lady riding towards us on a bike. Nena joked "hah - here she is". Turns out it was her and she then rode next to us back to her house. When we got there we were shown our room which was in the attic, and was ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Llafranc Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
We have been meaning to go on a decent trip for ages now. Last year some very cheap prices came up on bestflights, so we decided to take the plunge.
After this it became all about saving as much money as possible. Working a lot, and spending stuff all (apart from the occasional necessary bike part or gadget).
We are looking forwards to five months away, spending two weeks in Thailand, and the rest of the time split between Europe and North America. We haven't planned much - just hoping to see lots of great sites, and eat a pile of tasty food.
Oh, there'll probably be a lot of food photos... full info