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Slow road to Cyprus – what did we learn?

Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. It took us quite a bit of time to reflect before trying to answer the question “What did we learn?” Well, here are a few … Continue reading

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Slow road to Cyprus – Do we have any tips?

  Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. Here are a few tips: Do your homework and plan your trip carefully in advance Stay at least two nights at each location Book … Continue reading

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Slow road to Cyprus – Marilyn and Alf’s ten most precious memories

Over the seven week trip, probably the following stand out as our ten most precious memories: Stopping firstly in Brugge, Belgium, with its highly attractive Medieval architecture, pretty cobbled streets, canals and bridges, its numerous art galleries and museums Being … Continue reading

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Taking the slow road to Cyprus – Omnibus Edition

Drawing the line and starting again Posted on April 6, 2012 Welcome to Marilyn & Alf’s new blog. We plan to live in Cyprus and travel extensively. Our first adventure will be getting to Cyprus by car! April 28 2012, we shall be taking … Continue reading

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Our sixth day at sea… Marilyn and Alf

We have been in the port of Alexandria, Egypt since breakfast time this morning. Unfortunately, we have not been allowed to disembark so needed to keep ourselves amused which is difficult when we are so looking forward to arriving in … Continue reading

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Our fourth day at sea – Marilyn and Alf

We arrived in the port of Izmir, Turkey very late last night and were told that we could go ashore this morning. We actually, left the ship about 8.00 AM and returned at 11.00 AM. Once out of the port, … Continue reading

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Arrived in Cyprus the journey ended but the story just beginning… Marilyn and Alf

Yesterday, we arrived safely in Cyprus but although the seven week journey is technically ended the real story is just beginning… Whilst were at sea for seven days, with no access to the internet, we wrote a daily blog, and … Continue reading

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