Eurostar:

Folkestone & Dungeness

25 September 2011 | Places

Maureen and I zoomed out of London on the high speed rail line from London to Folkestone, it follows the Eurostar route out of St Pancras station. ▲ Folkestone is just along the coast from Dover. Back in the pre-Eurostar days Folkestone-Boulogne was the poor cous...

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Travel Highlights

30 December 2010 | Places

It's my annual look back at the year's travels. This year I started with Museums & Galleries, moved on to Cars & Bikes, then Animals & Wildlife, followed by Big Buddhas, 10 Books, Beaches, Aerial Views, Music and Weird Sightings, Great Signs. I’ll concl...

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In Bruges

27 August 2010 | Places

Markt – The Market Square – in the centre of medieval Bruges. . London’s a great city, but there are lots of other great cities it’s easy to get to from London. Last week I hopped on my bicycle and spent three days riding to Paris. And Maureen and I have als...

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London-Paris by bicycle – Part 2

20 August 2010 | Transport

Day 1 of my London-Paris bike ride took me from London down to Seaford on the south coast of England. Day 2 was the short ride to Newhaven followed by the ferry to Dieppe and a 50km cruise along the wonderful Avenue Verte cycle track to Forge les Eaux. Click here for ...

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Other Transport in 2009

17 December 2009 | Transport

During the year I flew lots of places and drove lots of places, but I also used a wide variety of other forms of transport. In my Fun & Fare Evasion blog I tell the story of being caught travelling without a ticket on the Budapest subway. I also ponder – in Sydney...

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