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Slow road to Cyprus – what went wrong?

  Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. Our SatNav system was generally excellent but it played up spectacularly a few times Directing us into the sea when we arrived … 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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Arrive in Cyprus after seven weeks – Marilyn and Alf

At 2.00 PM our ship docked in Limassol.  We said goodbye to Jean Pierre, the third passenger, and waited for the ship’s agent to arrive. Getting off the ship was quite straightforward. The Chief Mate brought our car to the … Continue reading

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Best memories of Brugge – Marilyn Oldman

Sitting here in our room in Frankfurt, we are still talking of our fantastic visit to Brugge over the weekend. It was a wonderful experience wandering down the narrow lanes and cobbled streets, viewing the exquisite architecture, some buildings dating back to … Continue reading

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Brugge is beautiful even in the rain!

Well, we finally got away from Bath about noon on Friday. The last few hours were fairly hectic. I had planned the packing of the car carefully and quietly started loading the car from about 8.00 A.M. About 10.00 AM, suddenly a few extra bags appeared at … Continue reading

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