Week 1 - It's Raining! June 18th 2011 Monday 13th June
Up at stupid o'clock to get an 9 o'clock ferry from Dover.
Rain and fog all the way, we're really glad to see the back of the UK for a few weeks.
Calais – same as the UK!! more rain!
Hit the peage to get to Reims asap. Which, fortunately, was sunny on arrival.
A brief walk in to town, and beer while sitting in the sun, watching the world go by.
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Europe » Italy » Piedmont » Pettenasco Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
Jacked in our jobs. Living the Dream. You only live once and we intend to LIVE IT!!
We plan to travel on and off for the next few years, contracting in between trips to save money and pay off trips we've been on.
So, so far we have worked two ski seasons (one in Zermatt, Switzerland and one in Chamonix, France), toured Italy on a motorbike for 2 months and spent a month white water rafting and wild camping in the grand canyon. Our next planned trip is approximately 6 months backpacking South East Asia.
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