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The Journey Home

We decided to take a slow and leisurely drive back so gave ourselves five days, we normally do this in two or three but having had enough of Italy we wanted to introduce John & Diane to the fabulous French Aires that there are in France and also take the time to go into Switzerland from Italy over the Gottard Pass rather than through the tunnel. 677 more words

Campervan Travels

Verdun; Fun to play but missing some pieces

When I first heard about Verdun coming to consoles I was excited, like a kid who just woke up on Christmas morning. See I’m a huge history buff and love playing hyper-realism games. 502 more words


We Will Remember Them – Part Deux

100 years ago, fierce battles were being fought on French soil to halt the invading German army. In the UK people are familiar with the… 654 more words

European Nomad

Race against time: Experts say missing Quebec pythons won't survive cold temperatures

Two pythons on the lam in Quebec are in a race against Mother Nature as temperatures begin to dip in the coming weeks.

One expert said it’s already pretty cold for the two fugitives and that their survival depends on them being found before the first frost, which typically comes in early October in Montreal. 421 more words


Thoughts from my first few days in France.

After a painful 27-hour journey to get to Verdun (after taking planes, trains, taxis, and buses), I’ve finally arrived! I took a plane from Boston to Reykjavik, Iceland, then to Paris, then traveled from Paris to Verdun. 1,031 more words