My phone this week has been coming up with some great photo collages from the trip, so while we rest for the last three weeks before it all finishes on the 16th of October we take look back in wonder at the past in photos. If you have any questions about the trip or the photos drop us a line. January 2020 We picked up 'Buster' in Tyne Valley Motorhomes, Rachel and Emma … [Read more...] about Looking Back in Wonder – Part 1 Jan – Jun 2020
Another long week of driving as we now settle down for our final four weeks of this great adventure. One of the things that have amazed us during the past months is the resilience of people. This week we have stayed at places we had stayed in the past, one campsite and three ‘Areas’ as they call them here in Spain. Last October when we arrived in Valencia it was their … [Read more...] about Stayin’ Nomadic
More mussels in fact were the order of this week, as it happens-very scrumptious too. We are still in Brittany and of course Brittany is famous for all things crustacean wise, with mussels being sold in more or less every establishment in the region, in many different sauces. The main one way of course being moules mariniere, and oddly in the majority of the restaurants it’s … [Read more...] about Moules and More
This week we have been house sitting with Pino and happy he seems too. Our adopted cat has settled into UK life very well though the local mouse and shrew population are not so enamoured with his arrival! We have been living in a house for the first time in over a year and a half and that is very odd as well. Though ‘Buster’ has had a great clean out and is ready for the … [Read more...] about Cat Nap or is it Home Already
When we left in January 2020, we had no idea that most of our planning and hopes would be a mirage. At the same time, we can only feel lucky to have been able to travel for the duration of the pandemic and our lockdowns were in warmer places. But like all good things it had to come to an end and with Brexit we had to return to the UK. We had attempted a visit at Christmas … [Read more...] about Test and disgrace, family and friends, back on the road.
Overstaying by 24 days, form filling, covid tests and self-isolation plus Test and Trace On the 23rd of January 2020 we set off on the Eurotunnel, the plan; drive through France, Italy, Greece, on to Turkey through Georgia to Azerbaijan, and then come back. Simple really. It did not work out that way! But it has been an adventure, over 6 months of various lockdowns 3 in … [Read more...] about Adiós España and Hello UK
Hi there yes, it is I, ‘Pino’ with an update. When I last wrote in February it was to ask you all should I go with them to live in England. Well so what did I do? Well I am in England! Once I told them that I would go, it was back to the dreaded vet place for more of those ‘jections’ I think I mentioned that I now have a wonderful Spanish passport that allows me go to live … [Read more...] about I’m Home and ……. Meanwhile back in Spain!
For the latest from Pino the Cat Scroll Down As lockdowns go ours has not been as tough as many of our readers, bars and restaurants are still open until 6.00pm and though we have been restricted to the area we are in, even that is lifting next week as the numbers across Andalucía continue to drop massively. We will be allowed move around the whole province and see … [Read more...] about A 60th and a Passport
Hi there and welcome, we are now fully one year on from when we departed the UK. Such a different world we now live in as we have looked back on the year we thought we could give you some numbers on how much this has cost how far we travelled plus some other highlights. But we will come back to that. This week we have had a long stretch of poor weather with lots of rain … [Read more...] about Wind, Waves and Whiskey????