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So August 2014 has been and gone. There was very little in regards to travel. I have been too busy saving for my trip which I cannot believe is less than two weeks away. It is almost time to get …

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During my recent visit to Portugal I was lucky to stay in four different hostels. Each had its own unique style. Today I will be reviewing the Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse. This hostel had only been open for two …

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This week’s photo was taken while I was travelling on the Lisbon metro. ┬áIt is a warning sign. This must be the Portuguese equivalent of ‘Mind the Gap’. I do not know about you dear reader I tend to enter …

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After finishing my tales of Portugal the time has come to announce my next trip. It is coming soon and I cannot wait for it to come around. For my next trip I will be undertaking a two week tour …

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I cannot wait to tell you all about my travels. I heard so much about these... more
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Steve, I can’t wait to hear about your travels. I’ve only been to... more

Goodbye – Portugal Day 11 – 21/06

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I woke up in a slightly hungover state. Matt was leaving and he came to say goodbye. I must have grunted something. To be honest my head was elsewhere. Breakfast was a struggle. After a shower I just wanted to …

 

Cheers – Portugal Day 10, 20/06

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After breakfast I decided to take part in the other walking tour. This will take me to the area around the castle. Pedro was again the host. Again I enjoyed the tour. I managed to see more sides to Lisbon. …

 

Speechless – Portugal Day 9, 19/06

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I had been expecting cooler weather in Lisbon. However, the sun was shining. I thought this to be a good omen for the day ahead. I opted to go on the free walking tour. I had previously met Pedro the …

 

Rainbow – Photo of the Week

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I felt the need of cheering up this week. Seeing this impressive rainbow has certainly helped lighten my mood. This was taken in my hometown Sutton Coldfield. We have been experiencing some mixed weather this week. Until the next post, …

 

Depression

My thoughts have been about Robin Williams. His sudden suicide came as a total shock. He had been suffering from acute depression. Why my thoughts then drifted towards myself. For I have suffered depression. Enough for me to have time …

 

My Last Stop – Portugal, Day 8 18/06

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I said that I would stay in touch with Jaclyn. However, I was not expecting to bump into her in the bathroom of the hostel. She said she could no longer stay with her couch surfing host and had arrived …