Life of adventure, Netherlands, Travelling between housesits

Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

Looking back with fond memories I am starting part three with the delightful Dokkum. What we enjoyed most about this city was its terrific architecture and pretty canals with a few interesting shops to explore and purchase a small item or two to remember the area. Before entering many of the cities and Dokkum being… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

Life of adventure, Netherlands, Travelling between housesits

Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2

Each and every city we have visited has had its unique wow factor, the next city to be shared would turn out to be no exception. Franeker This is one of the places I thought was rather picturesque and had a unique attraction in the form of the oldest working planetarium, which was developed in… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2

Life of adventure, Netherlands, Travelling between housesits

Cruising the Friesland Canals – Pt 1

It was 7.00ish on a Tuesday morning in mid-September. The sun was partially hiding behind clouds, casting small irresistible colours across the sky and water. A few ducks were making their presence known. Away in the distance, the wind was doing the same. Then an hour or so later under grey skies came a roar… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals – Pt 1

Housesitting in France, Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

The Markets of France

Our time cruising along the Friesland canals and the road trip across part of France came to an end with the beginning of October. We are now reintroducing ourselves to our current housesit and a neighbourhood walk or two with the delightful Dexter. The previous time we were here, as in Espalais, France was in… Continue reading The Markets of France

Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Time Out – on – The Jurassic Coast

We left a small part of Sussex and friends, to drive through another county called Dorset to load up on the more visual wonderment of quaint homes, countryside and historical sites, not to mention the friendly locals. Then we find ourselves eventually back in Devon. Well, that wasn't planned. The reason. We stayed in a… Continue reading Time Out – on – The Jurassic Coast