Located on the island of Crete, the Lasithi Plateau holds a small rural community that was once reliant on over ten thousand identical windmills. While the use and number of the windmills has dwindled, the plateau is still awash with the white-cotton whirligigs.
We hired a speed boat for three hours and drove around this island hugging the coast. The sea was a lovely blue. In the cove or bay we dropped anchor and swam around the boat. The sea water was freezing, but it was lovely and hot so quickly warmed up.
Monterey Bay, famous for its Aquarium, Cannery Row and Fishermans Wharf.
Big Sur is one of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere in the world. The coast is frequently praised for its rugged coastline and mountain views.
San Jose services Silicon Valley where all the tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Google, Twitter are based.
In late March 2016 we stayed at Zell Am See and skied in the local area.
We spent the day driving around the vineyards in search of an open winery.
Drove to Etosha Pan with Mom and spent 4 days and nights driving the park, viewing the wild animals and camping on the roof of the 4x4.
Had the opportunity to visit the official visitor center of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
We spent the day at the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon.
In 2014 we drove from Kent UK to Spielberg in Austria to camp and watch the Red Bull Air Race.
In 2012 we spent a week on the tropical island called Rebak.
We spent the Easter weekend in Grand Caneria. It was the first time we had been to the island
As crazy as that might read, it’s actually very simple to do and will cost you very little money, (unless of course your waterproof bag breaks and leaks, and @#%$’s up your expensive phone), in which case, “you try anything I have said at your own risk“. Just make sure you buy the right bag.
We drove all the way from Kent to the tiny village of Samoens, France, which lies close to the Italy border to ski and snowboard.
This was the first time that the families from both sides got together. Quite a mammoth task considering we have family in Stutterheim, East London, Durban, Cape Town, Windhoek, Newcastle UK and of course London UK.
My first night in New York and I visited the Top of the Rock Observatory. It’s based at the top of the GE building, part of the Rockefeller Center.
Mom’s 60th birthday and how better to celebrate it than a holiday in the French Riviera.
Venice is made up of a 117 islands seperated by the canals and joined by the bridges. The city is a master of engineering.
Don't be misled by the name of this establishment - Chye Seng Huat Hardware is the successive coffee bar from the guys behind Papa Palheta and Loysel's Toy.
The Red Bull Air Race was held on the weekend of the 4th & 5th of July 2015 in Budapest.
On our recent trip to Southern France we had the opportunity to drive a different route back to Calais, so we decided to drive via the awesome Millau Viaduct.