Adventures

Grand Tour 2012: Part 06 – Tuscany

Monday, October 21, 2013

Tuscany marked the furthest point out on our trip. We had chosen Lucca as our destination for this trip after Mark researched the origins of his family name, Landucci and traced it back to the historic walled town of Lucca in Tuscany. We didn't expect it to be quite so beautiful... »

Grand Tour 2012: Part 05 – The Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre

Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Ligurian coast we hit right after France was a bit uninspiring after the Cote D'Azur, but the rocky coastal villages of the Cinque Terre more than made up for that! »

Grand Tour 2012: Part 04 – The Cote d’Azur

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Cote de Azure is a millionaires playground for good reason. Our highlight was taking our very slow van around the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix race track. »

Grand Tour 2012: Part 03 – The French Mediterranean

Saturday, October 5, 2013

The French Mediterranean coast varies greatly from the Spanish border to the Italian, but it's nearly always beautiful, comfortable, tasty... an amazing place take a road trip. »

Grand Tour 2012: Part 02 – The Pyrenees

Saturday, October 5, 2013

The next stage of our journey took us from the north of Spain to the Mediterranean coast through the Pyrenees mountains. It wasn’t easy driving for Mark and the cold of the mountains delayed David’s recovery from the exhaustion of packing up our life in London. By the end of this part of the... »

Grand Tour 2012: Part 01 – UK and Northern Spain

Saturday, September 28, 2013

A year on we finally reveal the pictures from our two month Grand Tour 2012. In this first part we cover leaving the UK and exploring Northern Spain. »

Basqueing in Pintxos

Saturday, April 28, 2012

This leg of the trip takes David and Mark from the cliffs of Asturias back to Cantabria and on in to the Basque Country. »

Hola Espana!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Our Grand Tour has begun. We handed back the keys to our London flat on Saturday and motored down to Weymouth for the night. On Sunday we had a clear run until Exeter where an accident brought the motorway to a standstill. We had time to spare though and made it last on to... »

Devon 21 Goes To Devon [Updated]

Saturday, August 6, 2011

The Devon 21 returns to the county of it's birth for Dave and Marks short Summer break. »

Early Start To The 2011 Camping Season

Sunday, March 20, 2011

This past week a minor family emergency prompted us to modify our plans for an early start to the camping season and make the trip up to Yorkshire. It's the furthest north we've taken the van and the below freezing night time temperatures were a slight concern, but we didn't need to worry. »