Author Archives: Clashgour

About Clashgour

With my wife Margaret I am spending a happy retirement based in Richmond, London. When travelling we use public transport where possible, resorting to a car when it is the only viable option. This blog is an occasional diary of our travels in North America, Europe and Turkey plus other places as yet unknown.

Walking on the Elafiti Islands of Croatia – Part 3 – Kolocep and Back to Lopud

The next day we were taking a day trip to the third Elafiti Island, Kolocep. Tickets were booked from the lady in the Jadrolinija office and we went to wait on the pier for the MV Postira to arrive. There … Continue reading

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Walking on the Elafiti Islands of Croatia – Part 2 – Lopud

Day 3 dawned and we packed ready to catch the mid-morning ferry.  But not before sampling the very well stocked breakfast buffet.  Apart from the cereals, fruit and bread, there was a big choice of cold meats, fish and cheese.  … Continue reading

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Walking on the Elafiti Islands of Croatia – Part 1 – Dubrovnik and Sipan

Walking is our passion and an opportunity to take a walking holiday on a group of islands off the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia was too good to miss.  We already had a family week booked in Croatia and were wondering … Continue reading

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Exploring the North American Pacific Coast by Ferry – part 2

  The Pacific coast of Alaska, from the Canadian border to the Aleutian Islands, is served by the boats of the Alaska Marine Highway, a state-owned ferry company.  We took two journeys on the AMH.  The first was from Prince … Continue reading

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Exploring the North American Pacific Coast by Ferry – part 1

  The Pacific Coast of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska is well served with ferries.   It needs to be.  As well as the many island communities, even places on the mainland have no road links with the rest of continental … Continue reading

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A Trip with the Wow Factor Day after Day

In mid June we made our first flight on a Boeing 787 – the Dreamliner as it is called. That name was so appropriate for the trip we were embarking upon, a “trip of a lifetime”.  For us, a perfect … Continue reading

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Rambling Round London – The London LOOP

Setting a target Laziness can be a bit of a curse.  You put off things for trivial reasons.  Even things that you really enjoy get left to one side.  So, having reached the age of 75 at the end of … Continue reading

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