Category: Motorhome and Campervan Travels
Tracing the Guadiana from the Cabaneros Mountains to Embalse García Sola
From a pastoral idyll to the haunting reservoir, Garcia Sola, we chase the Guadiana River in Spain…
Cabaneros Natural Park – Ciudad Real Province
Storks, bats, wolves, eagles, wild Mediterranean Maquis – The Cabaneros have it all.
Toledo – A jewel of a City that looks down on the majestic River Tajo from its moody crag.
The Somport Tunnel to Zaragoza
The biggest Good Friday Procession in Spain and a city full of the charm of the ancient and the modern.
A Sprint through France to Spain
Driving through France to Spain – detours along the way. Who can resist France in spring?
From Hook Head to Wicklow’s Glenmalure
From the world’s oldest operational lighthouse on Hook Head in Wexford to Wicklow’s Glenmalure Valley
The Hook Peninsula
A meander from Wexford’s Baginbun Beach to Slade on the Hook Peninsula takes in the ghost story of Loftus Hall, Norman ruins and wild flowers.
Wexford’s Kilmore Quay – Back in Ireland!
We’re visiting Seán’s mum in hospital, but due to restricted visiting hours, we’re not allowed in until 6pm. So as the ferry docks at 7am we head for Wexford’s Kilmore Quay. Still dark, a soft rain falls on patchwork fields, hedgerows and twisting lanes. Dawn is a grey marl as we weave by Kilmore Quay’s…
All Roads Lead to Italy
Six days to go until we set off. I’m submerged in Seán’s photographs of Italy, with the hope of choosing which route we’ll follow into that most romantic of countries. A Life-long Love Affair When I was 15, Pina, my Italian school friend, scooped me up as I wandered, disconsolate, to assembly. I had fallen…
We’re ten days away from our 34th year of European road trips. Seán, my partner-on-wheels, chauffeur, photographer, bottle washer, oh and husband, is up to his eyes in two screened computer life. He’s finishing his marking contracts before we hit the open road. I’m planning… and oh how I love planning. Plans, by the way,…