A long time ago, in a country far, far away – Episode 5

All the way back in 2003, I took a 10 month sabbatical to travel to Europe, Latin America and South East Asia. This was a time before blogs, so I kept everyone up to date with my travels via email. I’ve included all of these emails in this blog as I sent them, complete with bad spelling and poor grammar. I’ve also added in a few photos I took on the trip. I’ve split the emails into 6 separate blogs to make it easier to read.

Highs and lows in Slovenia

Blogged by Dave Slovenia has been a place I’ve wanted to visit for a long time, but it has always been a little too difficult to manage, either in terms of getting a visa or finding an easy flight or train into the country. Fortunately it is now a Schengen country, which sorts out the…… Continue reading Highs and lows in Slovenia

Battle of the Baltics: Round 3 – Lithuania

Blogged by Anne    From Riga, we jumped onto a 5 hour bus to the Lithuanian town of Klaipeda. We were only there to catch a ferry, but there was a massive (possibly naval themed) festival on when we arrived and so we stopped to sample the local sausage and beer as well as a…… Continue reading Battle of the Baltics: Round 3 – Lithuania