Backing Off In Brittany August 27th 2010 There are a lot of people who talk about the difference between a traveller and a tourist with most wanting to see themselves as the former. I particularly like G K Chesterton's description. “A traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he comes to see.” I do have a sneaking suspicion, though, that a traveller is something that you call yourself when you don't like being called a touri ... read more
Europe » France » Brittany » Erquy Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
We try to post about once a week talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and anyone else around, as informed as they wish to be.
We have been on the move now since late 2008 and plan to continue for a while yet. A pair of old-ish Australians who plan to see the places we have missed in the past before the backs, hips and knees make it all too hard. We intend to be on the road, sea or in the air for as long as it takes. We have to ... full info