'ONE SUMMER!' 2009 van tour of Europe

a trip by Slackpackers
From: April 27th 2009
Until: November 11th 2009

20 or so countries, in 180 days, travelling around 15'000kms in a VW Kombi called MR Jones! Vince and Suz embark on their trip of a lifetime after 3.5 years of preparations including a 1 year stint in London life. Join their adventure as they eat 'brownies' in Amsterdam, run with the bulls in Spain, party it up in the Greek Islands, sail Croatia, and booze it up in Oktoberfest (just to name a few)......
Trip Length: 7 months
Blog Entries: 24
Photos: 754
Words: 51709

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
April 28th 2009 the countdown is on! only days remaining now. Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Clapham
May 4th 2009 ......a few minor adjustments to the schedule Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Clapham
May 4th 2009 our new home (Vince's move number 20!)..... MR JONES Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Clapham
May 14th 2009 Chester and Lake District Europe » United Kingdom » England » Cheshire » Chester
May 17th 2009 Bruge (Belgium) Europe » Belgium » West Flanders » Bruges
May 25th 2009 Netherlands adventure Europe » Netherlands » North Holland » Amsterdam
May 31st 2009 Rhine Valley/Wine Trail Europe » Germany » Rhineland-Palatinate » Koblenz
June 9th 2009 Enchanting Black Forest and Formula 1 Fever in crazy Istanbul Middle East » Turkey
June 12th 2009 The Nightmare Begins....... Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Nice
June 14th 2009 FINALLY! THE FRENCH RIVIERA AND MORE TRIP REASSESMENT Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Nice
June 29th 2009 !HOLA! from the home of sunshine, sangria, tapas, bullfights, and the flamenco Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona
July 5th 2009 Mad Madrid and a spot of desert camping Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid
July 12th 2009 Beautiful Coastal San Sebastian and an 800m Dash Through the Streets of Pamplona Europe » Spain » Basque Country » San Sebastián
July 20th 2009 Liver Beating in Benicassim Europe » Spain » Valencian Community » Benicasim
July 29th 2009 The Dream Comes True....... Finally! Europe » Italy » Liguria
August 13th 2009 Zorba time in Athens and the Greek Islands - Wooohhpaa! Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens
August 26th 2009 An whirlwind tour of Italia! Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome
September 11th 2009 Aye Aye Captain! Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Split
September 22nd 2009 A taste of the East in Budapest, Hungary Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest
September 26th 2009 Beer, beer and more beer in Oktoberfest Europe » Germany » Bavaria » Munich
October 1st 2009 Pretty, picturesque, fairy tale Prague Europe » Czech Republic » Prague » Old Town
October 4th 2009 Spine Tingling Poland Europe » Poland » Lesser Poland » Auschwitz
October 9th 2009 History lesson and wake up call in Berlin Europe » Germany » Berlin » Berlin
October 17th 2009 Last Hurrah in Amsterdam then back to the Motherland Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Clapham
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