26 May
Days adrift.  Click here to see our best and worst experiences so far.
Number of flights.  Click here to go to the itinerary page.
Bus, train and taxi rides.  Click here to see all posts relating to transport. (56 posts)
Miles walked.  Click here to see all posts relating to walking and trekking. (43 posts)
Countries visited.  Click here to see what we think of them. (14 posts)
Number of species spotted.  Click here to go to our wildlife page.
Photos taken.  Click here to go to the photo gallery. (105 posts)
Rainy days.  Click here to find posts relating to the weather. (50 posts)
Number of times scammed.  Click here to read all about it!  (2 posts)
Otters spotted.  Click here to go to our website about otters: amblonyx.com
...two travellers in search of the world's wildlife

Archive for June, 2010

19 June 2010

Fat Ducks

We had a memorable meal at the Fat Duck last week, which for those who don’t know is Heston Blumenthal’s whacky Michelin-starred restaurant in Bray. This led us to thinking about how much we love good food, and the kind of “foodie” things we won’t be doing for at least a year. So here’s a » » »

19 June 2010


We’re on Anglesey this weekend. It’s one of the parts of the UK we’ve never explored so we’ve used my birthday as a reason to squeeze in one more long weekend. Penmon is a fascinating spot on the eastern tip of Anglesey, quite well off the tourist trail. St Seiriol’s Well is a spring of » » »

16 June 2010

Blog on the blog

It’s finished! The trip hasn’t begun, but the epic journey to build our travel blog has finally ended. That’s probably laying it on a bit thick, but it has been a couple of weeks of extremely late nights and screen-weary eyeballs. We partnered pretty well; Maureen focussed on functionality, I on visual design. So if » » »

14 June 2010

Where we’ve been

To make the homepage look complete we’ve linked to galleries from our last four holidays, until we’ve been travelling enough to have four brand new ones. We’ve been to a few parts of the world already, but very definitely holidaying rather than travelling! Here’s a quick run-down of our explorations so far… We’ve been to » » »

14 June 2010

Only six weeks to go

It’s now only six weeks until we leave, which seems terribly close. It’s safe to assume that things will only get more hectic from now on. I think we’ll make a few pre-trip posts, mainly just so the blog looks “lived in” – I’m not sure how much interest there could be in our panicked » » »