Travelling in the 90s: cool places like Sherwood Forest, York, moors

And now for more Travelling in the 90s -- tripping back in time to 1994 and my road trip around the UK. Last installment from my travel journal saw us in Scotland and we've now come south again to hang out with family friends on a quaint little farm near Lincoln in northern England... [Monday … Continue reading Travelling in the 90s: cool places like Sherwood Forest, York, moors

Travelling in the 90s – Stratford, Bath, Stonehenge…

More Travelling in the 90s today... and we've arrived at one of the most thrilling weeks of the entire UK road trip. Warwick Castle... Stratford-upon-Avon... Bath... Salisbury... Stonehenge. It doesn't get much better than this. *** [Monday 3 January, 1994] Yesterday we went to Warwick Castle, which is supposed to be the “finest castle in … Continue reading Travelling in the 90s – Stratford, Bath, Stonehenge…

Travelling in the 90s – road trip UK

Welcome to the next installment of Travelling in the 90s, which comprises extracts of my 1993-1994 first ever overseas travel journal. Many things have changed since then. Many things have not. It's Christmas Eve and we're heading to St Paul's cathedral... *** [Sunday 26 December, 1993] Friday was a cold, windy day, and we were … Continue reading Travelling in the 90s – road trip UK

When I was 12 – family road trip with dead kangaroos

I've been sorting through old storage boxes today, and I came across my first ever travel journal -- it's illustrated and everything. I was 12 years old, and our family was going on a camping road trip to South Australia's Flinders Ranges in our brand new 8-seater Mitsubishi van... *** Sunday 15 August -- Spent … Continue reading When I was 12 – family road trip with dead kangaroos