Passage to Morocco

A most interesting, frustrating, instructive day. This morning we chose the wrong breakfast and had to pay an extra 11 euros because scrambled egg was not part of the set … Continue Reading →

Keep Calm

Eva, the friendly, vivacious owner of the campsite had proudly regaled us with all the wonderful sights Genoa beheld but as time was limited we filed all the information she … Continue Reading →

Pegli – Pizza Heaven

Leaving Relax campsite we were sorry to say goodbye to Michela but, as ever, excited at the thought of the next destination. We filled up with lpg gas which was … Continue Reading →

The Chestnut Harvest

Relax campsite is full of chestnut trees and it being the season, hundreds of prickly pods litter every square inch of the ground. Alberto, the site manager, has been busy … Continue Reading →

A little longer in the Appenines

Having booked the ferry to Tangiers I discovered the green card required for travel in Morocco from the insurance company could not be sent via email, only by post. As … Continue Reading →

Pian del Voglio

High in the Emilian Apennines halfway between Florence and Bologna sits the pretty hillside village of Pian del Voglio. The drive from Bologna airport was beautiful, the satnav was on … Continue Reading →

Agriturismo Prato Pozzo

The next day we drove to an Agriturismo Farm on a national reserve in the Comacchio region. Set on the edge of a large inland lake and with the sun … Continue Reading →


After two days of sightseeing in Bologna, Sophie and I decided to explore the delights and famous mosaics of Ravenna. We arrived in a campervan carpark on the edge of … Continue Reading →


We are now in the world’s oldest university city, Bologna. Well I am here, whilst Graeme has a well-earned break from driving a big bus, toilet cassette emptying and me.  … Continue Reading →


We decided to head for Italy and more specifically Bologna to meet up with friends.  The preferred   route was to follow the costal road along the beautiful Cote d’Azur. Graeme … Continue Reading →