ARE WE IN SCOTLAND? January 22nd 2011 We started our day with a visit to New Italy. The name suggested more but all we could find was some public toilets with the Italian flag on the roof.
Following on the same theme we drove to Maclean. This place takes its Scottish heritage very seriously. Its twinned with Portree on the Isle of Skye and even the telegraph poles are painted tartan. We had a wander around the town and found that ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Grafton Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
It's been a funny old year and after some thought Andrew and Emma are off to see the world before it's too late. I was going to say before we are too old but in Emma's case that would be harsh.
We are doing a short tour of the UK and then we fly out to Australia for 6 months or so on the 1st September. Our best friends moved there earlier this year and we are going to buy a campervan and see as much as we can with them.
We are then heading to south east asia for a similar time and then on to India before returning to the UK for Xmas 2011.
Well that is the rough plan but no doubt things... full info