Monthly Archives: July 2014

Schipol to Gatwick

Ok just a brief one! First of all it was quite surreal to see all the flowers outside the terminal from the recent Malaysian Air disaster. Flags and flowers lay strew across the front, people taking photos and just looking, … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – Day 2

Well after making it up the kamikaze stairs without injury, all the ingredients were present for a good nights sleep in a comfortable bed. We woke to hear the rain was still pouring. We had plans and rain was not … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – day 1

Hopped off our transfer coach at Rotterdam and headed into the city of Amsterdam. The journey took about 90 mins and to be honest I nodded off but I did see windmills, that maybe did house a little mouse with … Continue reading

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Hull to Amsterdam – North Sea Ferries

We decided that as we had never done the whole ferry thing when we lived in Hull we would give it a whirl. It’s all very efficient and the ferry is pleasant, but it has confirmed that cruising is just … Continue reading

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Hull catch up

Arriving back to Hull is often a strange one, it was our home for the first 20+ years of our lives but now it’s a place we visit to catch up with significant people in our lives. Because we had … Continue reading

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Scotland to Hull

Well wifi has been a bit intermittent, but we left Iona, and spent the night on Mull. The scenery in Mull, in fact right through the highlands, is spectacular. The mountains line the sky, the highland cows stand majestically watching … Continue reading

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Oban to Iona

So after a reasonably early start it was load the car once more and head to the ferry for our journey to Iona via the Isle of Mull. The ferry over to Mull takes about an hour, then the drive … Continue reading

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