What’s this blog, then?
This blog’s about our life on the open road.
Who are we? Adrian and Ellie and a big red campervan.
Where are we? We’re on the road. Somewhere. Or will be, soon.
Where are we going? Ask us tomorrow or the next day.
Where have we been, and what have we done? That’s what this blog’s about.
- Art & Culture stuff (94)
- By Country – Albania (12)
- By Country – Belgium (1)
- By Country – Bosnia (7)
- By Country – Croatia (22)
- By Country – Czech Republic (4)
- By Country – France (18)
- By Country – Germany (1)
- By Country – Hungary (4)
- By Country – Italy (33)
- By Country – Macedonia (8)
- By Country – Montenegro (9)
- By Country – Poland (4)
- By Country – Portugal (10)
- By Country – Romania (15)
- By Country – Serbia (5)
- By Country – Slovakia (1)
- By Country – Slovenia (5)
- By Country – Spain (13)
- By Country – Tunisia (28)
- By Country – UK (12)
- Colourboration (6)
- Food stuff (63)
- Officialdom stuff (8)
- Personal stuff (83)
- Site stuff (10)
- Travel stuff (141)
- Van stuff (40)
- Wildlife stuff (34)
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Once Kotor disappeared from view, we headed across the mountains (yes, yet again) via what looked like a simple route that cut a corner, avoiding Podgorica. The reality, of course, was slightly different – and the simple route was a … Continue reading
What with the cloud cover obscuring part of the view, we didn’t realise how far we were coming down the mountains into Kotor itself. As we neared the bottom the town took shape and we could see the dramatic fortress … Continue reading
When Lynne suggested we start our Colourboration with looking at the colour red, I left the internet café after reading her email and all I could see was the ubiquitous red branding of the too familiar worldwide soft drink everywhere … Continue reading
From Bar, we headed over the mountains inland, back towards Lake Shkodra – or Lake Skadar, as it’s known this side of the border. It’s only a narrow strip of land between the lake and the coast, but it feels … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to announce a collaboration with Lynne, or DoveGreyReader, a well known and highly respected book blogger. If you are interested in a wide range of reading – both fiction and non-fiction of all sorts, you mustn’t miss a … Continue reading
One year on and we’re still here, on the road. This is no longer ‘Ellie and Adrian’s big trip’, but our way of life. It’s what we do. For now. How far have we come? We guestimate at 40,000km across … Continue reading
Montenegro. It’s the former Yugoslavian country that you’ve not heard of. All the others – Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia – roll off the tongue far more readily, even if it is only to be followed by the ubiquitous … Continue reading
When I was back in the UK for a wedding last July, I looked in Stanford’s (London’s travel bookshop) for the guidebooks and maps we would need for onward travels. Not the easiest thing when you’re not exactly sure where … Continue reading
After our couple of days in the mountains near Theth, our appetites were whetted for a last taste of the Accursed Mountains. There’s another road on the map, north of the Theth road, which curls along the Montenegrin border towards … Continue reading