Author Archives: Noel

Costa Rica

We left Sau Paulo on Copa Airlines landing in San Jose the capital city of Costa Rica. There is a real Carribeen feel to the place with a strong American influence as seen by the many fast food joints that … Continue reading

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Sau Paulo and Santo Papa.

Kittens , it’s been a while since we updated our travel blog, now that we’re on the road here’s the latest news. We left for Madrid with no onward journey confirmed as flights to Sau Paulo were full ! In … Continue reading

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Gallipoli

Some facts …. The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale took place on the Gallipoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, … Continue reading

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Ola! I’m fluent in ola! -Espana

A long time ago , a wise man, lets call him the ” professor”, told me too learn a “wee bit ” of Spanish in view of our intended itinerary. That idea was duly ignored, resulting in us confusing the … Continue reading

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Bleeding Taxi Drivers

For those of you who work I’n this profession, turn away now,this is not going to be pleasant . Since the invention of the wheel it seems taxi drivers are intent on ruining ones day plus slipping you closer to … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar

Suffering the torturous maze of Iranian bureaucracy with a visa as likely as John Carney securing a credit card we decided on heading to Lebanon, a country prominent in my teens for all the wrong reasons . One distinctive memory … Continue reading

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£anking System

Since starting this trip I have had trouble procuring cash from my array of Hk Bank accounts. Now my little lambs ,you are wondering why a person of my stature should have such a problem.

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Beirut , Lebanon

Comrades, Thanks to the people who responded generously to our previous appeal for funds. To the person who sent lidl vouchers we know where you live. Our hotel in Beirut needs a bit of work but the views are amazing … Continue reading

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Gallipoli

To be added later …. Ed

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Squeal like a piggy

Trying to keep expenses under wraps is difficult when you head out for an afternoon sight seeing only to end up with carpets , fez hats and other non essentials mostly made in China. ! Keeping off the touristy areas … Continue reading

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