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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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Bilbao

Bilbao ,is located in the Basque region of Spain , it’s been a trading city built around the Bilbao river , it’s a city you can walk . The most historic sites can be seen in a few days . … Continue reading

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PIngus Winery

Thanks to a longtime acquaince and friend Clare Burke, we were able to visit Peter Sisseck’s project in Quintanilla de Onesimo , Valladolid . We were carefully guided through the process of making this wine by one of his winemaker’s … Continue reading

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Recent Travels

Budapest Hungary Bratasliva Slovakia Prague Czech republic Budapest Standby airline ticket , we left Istanbul for two weeks , originally this period was for our Iran trip . First stop Budapest , Hungary . A turbulent and sad history before … Continue reading

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Lebanon

Wednesday feb 27th Tuesday March 5th This trip keeps throwing obstacles in our way . The Iranian visa application was not going as planned (well as we expected ) so we went to plan B and booked a flight to … 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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Sofia , Bulgaria

It seems we attract tensions on our travels so far ,more on that later . Last weekend we decided to travel to Bulgaria , while we are waiting for the now infamous Iranian Visa process , and we are still … Continue reading

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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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