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A week in western Germany

Last year, during our 3000 km, 11-day driving trip, we spent a week based in a timeshare resort (Landal Wirfttal) in Stadtkyll, Germany, just over the Belgium border. It was our second visit to Germany, but the first time in … Continue reading

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Visiting the land of beer, waffles and chocolate

When in Belgium it’s only right and proper to drink beer, eat waffles and indulge in some chocolate, don’t you think? On our one day in the city of Brussels we did just that. First things first though – stopping … Continue reading

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In bustling Bruges

Although it wasn’t on our original itinerary we decided we would visit Bruges – the capital of West Flanders in Belgium – to see this pretty (and pretty touristy) UNESCO-listed city of canals and cobblestones for ourselves. Arriving on Ascension Day … Continue reading

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We used to go to church on Sundays

Any day is a good day to visit beautiful old churches – and we certainly saw a lot of them on our recent European trip. The opulence and wealth on display strikes me as contrary to the heart of Christianity, … Continue reading

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A pretty city

From Peñíscola, Spain, we drove 140 km down the Orange Blossom Coast past mountains and (not surprisingly) orange groves to Valencia… which I didn’t realise was the 3rd largest city in Spain. Funnily enough, there was a distinct lack of oranges in this pretty … Continue reading

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Towering above the rest

Visiting the Petronas Towers is a definite must-do when in Kuala Lumpur, being the tallest twin towers in the world. So off we headed on one of our self-guided city discovery tours… only to find that we were too late … Continue reading

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