Morocco

Morocco 16th July We take a day trip to Tangier, Morocco, crossing from Tarifa. North Africa’s coast is almost tangible, its vast mountains visible in the distance, from the town. The ferry taking only 45 minutes to cross from Europe…

Gibraltar

Gibraltar 14TH July Now we finally know why it is unequivocally described as the ‘rock’ of Gibraltar.  An impressive sight from the mainland, for the Ancient Greeks and Romans, it was one of the two Pillars of Hercules, marking the…

Portugal

PORTUGAL Viana do Castelo  30th June Our first stop off is the coastal city of Viana do Castelo. The city is spilt by the river; on one side sandy beaches and surf, on the other a sculptured rocky coastline, overlooked…

Northern Spain

Northern Spain San Sebastian   19th June Basque country-We arrive late in San Sebastian, situated around the bay of La Concha, at the beach as the sun is setting, where we grab a quick drink at the beach bar and watch…

France

FRANCE Normandy Bonjour mon amis!  The overland adventure begins! (8th June 2010) We cross the channel, from Poole, England to Normandy, France.  Two hours later, we are in Cherbourg and our first stop is the D-day beaches at Omaha and…