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Portuguese coastline- part dos! 

Finally tearing myself away from Nazare I ventured south towards Faro, I had decided to cut out a large section of the western coastline to save time and money, big mistake! I ended up backtracking and loved every minute of it. So much so I have to do an entire section of exploring Sagres -… Lire la suite Portuguese coastline- part dos! 

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Serendipity Sol-Explorer

Sagres is more than just the of the world Now I realise for some when traveling are on a tight timescale, it may be necessary to just pop out of the car and peer over the cliff or marvel at the view which is SOP for any part of Portugal. At Sagres many do just… Lire la suite Serendipity Sol-Explorer

Destination Unknown, solo female van traveller, Travel

Overflowing with emotion! 

I've had a roller coaster couple of weeks, not only did I celebrate my birthday with typical Portuguese fare of sardines and sea bass all sourced locally from the crystal blue waters of Nazare, which had been my home for the past month or so. The meal was prepared by a wonderful French importee and… Lire la suite Overflowing with emotion! 

Destination Unknown, solo female van traveller

Driving my Ziggy

Every journey is an adventure! I've always loved driving, although driving Ziggy has presented me with a few irritating issues, the main one being my map reading skills. When driving alone everything rests on my shoulders, my latest journey leaving Porto heading south started by going north, I only realised my error some 45 minutes… Lire la suite Driving my Ziggy

Destination Unknown, solo female van traveller

Time to write 

Although writing was one of the  main reasons for coming on this journey with no clear destination in mind,  somehow I've found it rather difficult to dedicate the time, energy or focus to writing.  Not only is the process of finding WiFi hotspots somewhat difficult but coordinating this fact with equipment that is fully charged… Lire la suite Time to write 

Destination Unknown, solo female van traveller

La Rochelle, France

So the journey has started, life on the road is not as I expected. I had my reservations about travelling in a van that looked something like an unfinished paint job or a child’s piece of artwork. The reception has been wonderful, people seem to be intrigued and welcoming, had I really expected anything different?… Lire la suite La Rochelle, France

Destination Unknown, solo female van traveller

Independence Day- July 4,2016

So this is it,  the day has arrived I've now boarded the ferry for France and the first day of the rest of my life has begun. The past few weeks have been somewhat chaotic,  with reducing my worldly possessions to either fit in my van,  get stored or sold on.  The storage area somehow… Lire la suite Independence Day- July 4,2016

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Destination Unknown: The dream

July 4th is typically known by U.S. citizens as Independence Day,  well for me it represents the day I move into the next phase of my life and literally leave England for an undetermined time and destination unknown.  I'd like to have people follow me, keep me company so to speak, people who are interested… Lire la suite Destination Unknown: The dream