Continuing our jaunt up the Adriatic Coast – Lovćen, Kotor and Dubrovnik

We had planned to hike in nearby Lovćen National Park the day after our trip to Cetinje but knew that there weren’t any campsites in the area so intended to head back down to the coast to camp and then drive back up the following morning. With a foresight that is unusual for us we … Continue reading Continuing our jaunt up the Adriatic Coast – Lovćen, Kotor and Dubrovnik

“Maybe party?” – Our first few days in Montenegro

Our visit to Montenegro got off to a roaring start when we pulled in to campsite Rabrenović in the mountain village of Polja. The place itself was enormous, meticulously maintained and had it not been raining we are sure that the views were also spectacular. The very best thing about the campsite was the owner, … Continue reading “Maybe party?” – Our first few days in Montenegro

Castles and gorges in Slovakia, a slight hiccup at the Romanian border and an impromptu overnight stay in Hungary

Due to the miserable weather in Zakopane, we carried on south through to the Slovakian side of Tatras Mountains where, predictably, it was still fairly miserable but the scenery that we could see was really dramatic and what would have been a damp and unpleasant hike was in fact a lovely drive. As we progressed … Continue reading Castles and gorges in Slovakia, a slight hiccup at the Romanian border and an impromptu overnight stay in Hungary

“A sabbatical from our sabbatical” – Part 2: France, Italy, Germany, France again and back to England

We’d stayed still for all of 12 hours so it was definitely time to move again and we were up with the sparrows on the Tuesday morning following the Bank holiday to fly to Nice and Caro’s parents’ house. This too was a pit-stop on the way to Italy for Caro’s brother’s wedding and on … Continue reading “A sabbatical from our sabbatical” – Part 2: France, Italy, Germany, France again and back to England

“A sabbatical from our sabbatical” – Part 1: England

We had had a truly incredible 7 months but we were ready for a break and, whilst we were a little saddened to think that part of our adventure was now over, we were very much looking forward to heading home to our family and friends, comfortable beds, reliable plumbing and food that we recognised. … Continue reading “A sabbatical from our sabbatical” – Part 1: England