Monthly Archives: December 2013


Perfect picture to the Palace…

On Dec 25th, 2013

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Wk 20 – It’s a proper adventure, pressing on…and yeah! Luxury digs for Christmas. [abridged] Coming down from the hills 6 am – The perfect picture I looked out from under the Rab Ascent (thanks Outside for this) bivi’s top flap to see the moon perfectly aligned above the Island of Rab, aptly named on […]

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A present for everyone.

On Dec 24th, 2013

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I had been struggling with what to write for my friends and family for Christmas, until I sat down and finally watched a present from someone else. So here I am passing it on. Just how do you say thank you to people who give you their time, their love and in my parents’ case […]

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Croatia – The country of a thousand Islands

On Dec 19th, 2013

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Week 19 – Great kindness, the Croatian coast road starts, a desert feel and a taste of mountains… Big big roads outta town Warm – so back to shorts at last. It felt like being at the seaside. Trousers went straight back into Tote – a great relief Into the tunnels Not too scary these […]

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Wk 18 – Bonjour Trieste, Pozdrav Hrvatska

On Dec 12th, 2013

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Crossing the flatlands – The end of Italy – impressive Trieste – an epiphany and finding my old edge – Slovenia in a day and a night and Hello Croatia (Pozdrav Hrvatska) DAY 124 – SUNDAY – 01-12-2013 – GRAYSON PERRY EVENING Leaving Conegliano, flat lands, good light and an epiphany. Conegliano, to a field […]

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The Prosecco Road AND Venice… Sparkling!

On Dec 6th, 2013

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In this episode: Life is as wonderful as it can be, and a hell in equal measure. Oh, and Si cracks. Day 118 – Monday – 25-11-2013 – Asiago to Valrovina Camprovere to Asiago to Conco to Fontanelle to Valrovina. Total miles = 21 miles Saying Goodbyes to la famiglia italiana. I said an emotional […]

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The snowman, the ploughman and the snowy road

On Dec 3rd, 2013

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Day 113 – Wednesday – 20-11-2013 – Trento Trento Days Notes: Photo Mission to Trento. That is when I got a gap and it had stopped raining. Aim: To capture the atmosphere of the really old and the students. Italy at its best. Make Max and Meilee Moon Pig Birthday and Happy Adventure cards – […]

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