Via Francigena 2019 - England - Canterbury to Dover July 15th 2019 Hiking from Canterbury to Dover
This year we decided to take the first week of our vacation to go on a hike. The trail we chose is an ancient pilgrim route called Via Francigena. The route goes from Canterbury in England to Rome in Italy. We have no intension of walking all of it. We don't have the time. Walking all of it would take maybe three months. But also, it wouldn't be fun. W ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Kent » Canterbury Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Ven... full info
With its sheer cliffs of white chalk, it marks the closest part of England to the continental landmass. The White Cliffs of Dover are 300 feet tall and stretch for 10 miles to the east and west of the town of Dover.
Ake Och Emma
Ake Dahllof and Emma Holmbro
They are an impressing sight from a distance. Even from the French coast they are quite visible. It must have been so easy for the Germans to shoot at Dover during the WWII: "Fritz. Aim to ze left of thoze cliffs." Oh, tasteless joke perhaps... /Ake