Day 14 Overcharging February 2nd 2010 Ah two weeks in and we hardly seem to have done or seen anything, its raining again but is still nice and warm and after glimpsing the weather forecast for the UK whilst Dee was watching the TV last I guess we really should be thankful since it seems the UK has actually turned into the South Pole and is being whipped with artic blizzards.
I got up early and played host to a storm of pigeons who ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » Gran Canaria 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
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The Lonely Planet guide to the World says there are give or take 231 countries in the world, now at first glance that doesnt seem like so many but even if you were to spend two weeks visiting each it would still take you nine years of continuous travelling to see them all. So much for around the world in 80 Days, but then thats how adventures are begun...
“I will exchange a city for a sunset, the tramp of legions for a wind’s wild cry, and all the braggard thrusts of steel triumphant for one far summit, blue against the sky.” (Marie Blake).
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