Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

On New Year's Eve we woke to a beautiful morning. After a leisurely start, we caught the bus into the City centre, planning to visit Edinburgh Castle during the day, before the Hogmanay celebrations began. There were so many people everywhere! However, although the castle was very busy, there was plenty of room for everyone... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh and environs

We had a free week after Christmas and, because neither of us is keen on celebrating New Year... kissing random people in packed sweaty pubs... we decided to go away in Bertie, our camper van. As I said, we're not keen on New Year; therefore, I'm not sure why we chose to go to Edinburgh,... Continue Reading →

Northumbrian castles and coasts

After a few days staying by Hadrian's Wall we moved to the Northumbrian Coast near Craster, with a list of places we wanted to see, and walks we wanted to do. We rose early on our first morning at Dunstan Hill campsite because we planned to visit Holy Island and, in particular Lindisfarne Castle. The... Continue Reading →

Hadrian’s Wall walks

I'd forgotten about my blog. I suppose that, by the end of the summer, I'm pleased when I don't have to update it every day.... One of the plus sides of coming home and getting back to normal! A few recent likes, completely out of the blue, reminded me about it, and I clicked to... Continue Reading →

TMB day 10: Auberge la Boerne to Trient

Today is Anne's birthday. It's been an eventful one! We woke to a brighter day, with no rain, although the wind was rather cold this morning. After breakfast we headed up through the forest to the high point of today, the Aiguillettes des Posettes (2201 metres). The landscape was stunning with bilberry and heather bushes... Continue Reading →

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