26-28 August: Across in to north western France

Author: Mrs A Location: Coulon, Parc regional du Marais Poitevin, and Borgneuf-en-Retz, France We farewelled the eastern Loire Valley and continued on our way west, heading towards Brittany. We visited the Loire region extensively three years ago, and the memories of the beautiful chateaus and cycleways are still fresh in our memories – we don’t …

9 – 11 May: A dash through France – Champagne to Provence

Author: Mr A Location: Beaune, Mirmande and Bagnols-en-Forêt, France We had three days to travel just under a 1,000km through the centre of France in order to reach our next get together with friends in Provence. That meant the freeways – expensive, boring and fast would be my summary. We spent around €100 on tolls, …

25 December – 1 January: Oh what a year! Reflecting on 2019 as we enter a new decade

Author: Mrs A Location: Sydney, Australia The past week has been full of friends, colour and laughter, starting with a Christmas day feast, lunch catch up in the city, and finishing the year with a bollywood inspired new year’s eve fancy dress party. Coming to the end of the year, it’s a great time to …

18-20 November: A trip over Australia’s highest road and into the water wonderland of East Gippsland

Author: Mr A Location: Mount Hotham, Metung, Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia Monday: There are only two ways to get from where we had camped in Beechworth and over to the east coast of Victoria, head south west nearly all the way into Melbourne, or head up over the Australian Alps and down into East …

1-10 November: A very warm welcome on our return to Australia

Author: Mrs A Location: Sydney, Australia (including La Perouse, Maroubra, Malabar, Centennial Park, Coogee and Matraville) We landed safely in Sydney on Saturday morning, an hour earlier than expected due to favourable winds from Singapore (nothing to do with Mr A and curry eating for once!), met by our lovely friend Jenny. Jenny and David …