In some ways it's hard to believe what we've managed to accomplish in such a short period of time, and in other ways it feels like months, not weeks since we set off on our epic journey.Then I remind myself that the easy part is over, and now the hard stuff starts.After our luxurious stay … Continue reading 2 Weeks, 11 Countries, 4,936km, and the fun’s just begun
Today I got married in Greece, detained in Turkey, and drenched in Istanbul
I know, right! What a huge surprise!I bet you have a million questions running through your head so let me start at the beginning.When last we checked in, we were in Bulgaria with some time on our hands, as our visa for Turkey wasn't valid until 01 Aug. so we could get another visa for … Continue reading Today I got married in Greece, detained in Turkey, and drenched in Istanbul
Guest blogger, border balderdash and Bulgaria
Peter has agreed to write this blog about our experience at the Bulgarian border...Before leaving Nis, Serbia we chose to visit two interesting sites. The Skull Tower that was built from the skinned heads of Serb soldiers lost in a battle during the Serb uprising in 1809. The second was a near perfectly retained Nazi … Continue reading Guest blogger, border balderdash and Bulgaria
Border guards, police escorts and corn fields
We started our last day in Croatia with a swim in the Adriatic. The water was cool enough to be wonderfully refreshing, yet warm enough not to make little girls out of grown men.After we packed up our gear and farewelled our lovely hosts, we set off for Bosnia & Herzegovina. At the border crossing, … Continue reading Border guards, police escorts and corn fields
Week one is done!
Who would have thought a week would whizz by so quickly, yet here we are, Day 7 of the Rally! We are both still alive, and have not befallen death by either each others' hand or some other misfortune. That's not to say we haven't come close. Kerry's list of calamities (self induced, not counting … Continue reading Week one is done!