Parisian Yorkshire Hotpot April 9th 2006 It’s not often in this blog that I’ve actually talked about Jersey, but with the weather changing for the better and the daylight hours getting longer, the opportunities for doing a bit more exploring are ever increasing. Today our trusty cycles (and far less trusty legs) carried us to Mont Orgueil Castle in Gorey.
I’ve always liked castles. As a young boy there was never anything more dis ... read more
Europe » Channel Islands The island of Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II.... ... read more
Years of staring at maps, debating routes, saving money and boring anyone in earshot with constantly changing plans finally culminated in our D-Day. 28th August 2006. The day that Vik and Bob went global.
Having made it to New Zealand without taking a single flight, we reached the conclusion that neither our finances nor our sea legs could stomach another container ship journey so we've cheated and taken a flight from New Zealand to Bangkok. From Bangkok we hope to stick with the overland theme and take a route home through Southern Asia: China, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey...
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