This was going to be a first for me – a walking holiday. If it works out, and it actually turns out to be fun, then my holiday options would happily multiply. As I set off for this trip to Slovenia, I had no idea what I would be saying at the end of it… Continue reading Is ‘A Walking Holiday in Slovenia’ the same as ‘Hiking in the Julian Alps’??
A lovely day in Cusco – much walking, much history and good coffee. Continue reading Cusco – cobblestones, coffee & civilisation, Inca-style
A good day, with a couple of unscheduled stops. More encounters with Inca ingenuity at Maras and Moray, and stunning vistas. Continue reading Streets & ‘Scapes – with a dash of Salt
Bucket list day today! May the weather remain as brilliant as yesterday’s, and may all effects of altitude be kept at non-dizzying heights… Continue reading Machu Picchu!
We leave Kazbegi today for Tbilisi, with many stops on the way, including Stalin’s birthplace and a cave town. Continue reading Georgia (III) – Clear Skies, Caves & Communism (Kazbegi – Ananuri – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Tbilisi)
A day of walking today, around Tbilisi. Absolutely no driving, so Gogita gets to spend Red Friday with his family, while Nino unfortunately has to spend it with us… Continue reading Georgia (IV) – Tbilisi on Red Friday
To the desert today, and the story of David (Gareja) continues. Continue reading Georgia (V) – A Georgian Desert (Tbilisi – David Gareja – Tbilisi)
Day 2 in Armenia – today we’ll be out of the city, travelling in an anticlockwise loop from Yerevan to Khor Virap, Geghard, Garni and back. Continue reading Armenia (II) – History in 3D (Khor Virap – Geghard – Garni)
Easter Sunday in Armenia – a journey back in time…throwback Sunday? Continue reading Armenia (III) – History in 3D (Etchmiadzin – Zvartnots)
We leave Yerevan today – north bound, then to the Georgian border tomorrow. Continue reading Armenia (IV) – History in 3D (Lake Sevan – Haghpat – Sanahin – Dzoraget – Bagratashen)