A thin place - the sacred isle of Iona, Oban and a train trip to Mallaig. June 15th 2018 Leaving Glasgow was a little complicated, with a miscommunication about the rental car, the Hertz office moving, Peter having to walk there twice because they had given away our car and him not realising that the left lane in the city is only for taxis and buses (that might have been a fine!). Oh, and switching sides back to the left again!
Eventually we were off in our shiny red Clio and sudde ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Argyll » Oban Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
We love to travel, especially to Europe. Between us, art, history, cathedrals, gardens and culture are our interests and we never seem to run out of things to do and see. We are committed to independent budget travel, using public transport and meeting new people along the way and some our best experiences have been unplanned! Peter is a visual artist and I am a retired educator, and these days we can travel when we choose. It is such a long way from Australia to Europe that we like to have plenty of time to turn our bodies around and then enjoy the trip. We have three married children and nin... full info