Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 4 Virginia

Tuesday We waved goodbye to our home from home in Washington DC bright and early, we were heading south into the large state of Virginia for a few days. Our first stop this morning was Mount Vernon, George Washington’s family home. Mount Vernon is situated about half an hour outside of Washington and the large … More Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 4 Virginia

Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 3 Washington DC

We arrived at our Washington DC base, an air b n b in the Capitol Hill area of the city, late afternoon in the pouring rain. Thankfully, we had minimal distance to unload our bags from the car and inside was some lovely treats such as coffee, popcorn, cookies and cereal bars. We took half … More Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 3 Washington DC

Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 2 the Battle of Gettysburg

We arrived at Gettysburg late afternoon, following a simple journey west on interstate 76 from Philadelphia. Our accommodation for the night was a basic but perfectly fine Super 8 Motel on the edge of town, a simple Uber journey away into the main town. We freshened up and made our way into town, heading for … More Adventures in America; a Founding Fathers and American Civil War Roadtrip. Part 2 the Battle of Gettysburg

Our Escape to Colditz

Keith is a huge history enthusiast and has expressed a desire to visit Colditz Castle for as long as I’ve known him. In fact, we almost made it there in Bluebell the Motorhome in 2016, however decided to stay in Austria and revisit another time when we were a little more prepared. The opportunity finally … More Our Escape to Colditz

Hello 2019! Seeing in the New Year on the North Norfolk coast

Ruby the VW Campervan is parked on the very lovely Deepdale Backpackers hostel and Campsite, at Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk. We’ve driven by this place many a time, but the recent addition of electric hook ups and a complete toilet and shower revamp saw us booking on back in September for our much anticipated New … More Hello 2019! Seeing in the New Year on the North Norfolk coast