A quick transit through Sweden on our way back to ‘mainland’ Europe July 17th 1974 We set off from Oslo around 1pm, with Norway offering us showers right up to the end. We went straight through the border around 2.30pm and as we did, we clocked up our first 5,000 kms of our European Kombi venture. We drove along a poor road through to Karstad, with at least an attractive backdrop of lakes and forests of fir trees most of the way. The road then improved, along with the weather, w ... read more
Europe » Sweden A military power during the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both World Wars. Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substant... ... read more
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 taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was 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