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Capri

One of the highlights of our trip to the Amalfi Coast was the island of Capri in the Bay of Naples, famous for its rocky landscape, turquoise water and high-end...

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Pompeii

We chose the hottest day of the trip to visit the open air museum at Pompeii; probably not our smartest decision in hindsight, but we had no idea just how...

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Amalfi Town

If you've ever visited any of the cliff-edge towns on Italy's outstretched shin, you'll be familiar with the colourful pile-up of concrete buildings spilling out into the Tyrrhenian Sea. Sony...

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Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast had been on my bucket list ever since I saw the Galaxy chocolate commercial where they brought Audrey Hepburn back to life on the streets of Capri....

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Positano

The first stop on our trip to the Amalfi Coast was the mega-famous cliff-side village of Positano, a jumble of multi-coloured buildings tumbling out of the hills into the turquoise...

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ZooParc Overloon

One of the highlights of our family holiday to the Netherlands was ZooParc Overloon. It's enormous, with loads of animals to see, including the impressive and incredibly rare White Tiger....

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Vlindersafari Butterfly Farm

We've been to a lot of butterfly farms over the years and most of them have been, frankly underwhelming, with only a handful of species that shy away from human...

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Knivsflåfossen

After seven solid days of riding the twisties through Norway's fjordlands, my poor arse was in desperate need of a break. I'd spent the morning hiking to Skageflå, an abandoned...

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Stryn Valley

About two thirds of the way into the 200 mile ride from Årdalstangen to Geiranger, I found myself following the Stryn River, winding itself like a snake between snow-capped mountains....

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Mount Hoven

About halfway between Årdalstangen and Geiranger, I parked the bike up in the small town of Loen and caught the Sky Lift to the top of Mount Hoven. The views...

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Stegastein Viewpoint

I took a day off from riding to do the famous Flåm Railway, stopping off at the Stegastein Viewpoint on the way. The view from the platform is spectacular, especially...

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Otternes Bygdetun

About ten minutes ride from Flåm on the banks of Aurlandsfjord, I found a cluster of 18th century farm buildings perched atop a hill. It was a challenge to get...

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Gudvangen

After doing the Flåm Railway, I caught a bus to the nearby town of Gudvangen about 20 minutes down the road, to visit the Njardarheimr Viking Village; an open-air museum...

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Flåmsbana Railway

On day six of my motorcycle tour around Southern Norway, I took the day off to do the famous Flåmsbana Railway. The weather was miserable, but that didn't ruin the...

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Årdalstangen

After several consecutive 250+ mile days, it was time to give my poor arse a break, so I took a short ride to nearby Flåm to experience its famous mountain...

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Undredal

The next stop on my ride from Bondhus to Årdalstangen was Undredal, a cute little village tucked between the mountains on Aurlandsfjorden, just a short ride from the mouth of...

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Lærdalstunnelen

If you don’t like driving through tunnels, you'd best avoid Norway. I must’ve done about 20 of them today, including this one: Lærdalstunnelen, the world’s longest road tunnel at 15...

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Hardangerbrua

The first stop on my 240 mile ride from Bondhus to Årdalstangen was Kvernabekken Park, for a nice view of the Hardanger Bridge, an impressive 1.3km suspension bridge crossing the...

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Eidfjord

The first destination on my journey North to Årdalstangen was the beautiful village of Eidfjord, on the shore of its namesake estuary. I had hoped to get some drone photos...

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Borgund Stavkyrkje

I stumbled across this old wooden stave church in the village of Borgund, about 35 miles South of Årdalstangen. Although runic inscriptions date the building at 1150 AD, it was...

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Bondhus

I rose early in the morning to start my 6.5 hour ride from Bondhus to Årdalstangen, and was disappointed to see the weather hadn't changed from the night before. The...

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Vøringfossen

About 70 miles into my ride from Bondhus to Årdalstangen, I came across the colossal Vøringfossen; one of the most famous of Norway's incredible waterfalls. It thunders down one end...

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Bondhusdalen Glacier

After my overnight ferry from Hirtshals docked late in Bergen, I took a short ride South through the twisty valleys to the town of Bondhus, where I bunked for the...

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Ribe Viking Museum

Before setting off from my guesthouse in Tønder to Hirtshalls in the far North to catch my ferry to Norway, I stopped off at the nearby Ribe Viking Museum. I...

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Møllestien

It was going to be a tedious 230 mile motorway ride from Møgeltønder in the South, to Hirtshals on the Northern tip of Denmark, where I'd booked an overnight ferry...

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Møgeltønder

Just when I was beginning to think Denmark was a bit flat and monotonous (which it is), I stumbled across the little town of Møgeltønder a stone's throw North of...

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Giethoorn

The first stop on my motorcycle tour around Scandinavia was Giethoorn, a chocolate box village in the Netherlands reminiscent of the Cotswolds, however famous for having no roads. Sony A7R...

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Tønder

My first stop in Denmark was a little town called Tønder, just a few miles North of the German border. It's a cute little port town that flourished in the...

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Bremen

After a challenging start to the day, thanks to Dutch fishermen holding my ferry to ransom, I was relieved to finally cross the border into Germany and arrive at and...

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Squirrels of Peasholm Park

We took a wander around Peasholm Park in Scarborough to meet some of the locals. The cafe there does little bags of pellets that the wild squirrels seem to love....

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