Tag: travel

 

Destination known – planning with Google

This is my set-up (aka strategy) for planning for destinations when I travel by car (note I did not say train – but some of this I use if on the rare occasion I need to go by train). Use laptop for following (a few days or months before): FinalRead More

The Scotland trek

This took place between end of June to 9th July. Yes, some will have figured that the Cap and Jumbie were there at the same time. ‘Twas a life-changing experience. Enjoy some of the scenes below. But video and photographs cannot truly approximate the raw beauty and expanse of Scotland.

Another world–beautiful

Well, well..the Cap has been discovering new worlds and having a fun time. More to come later. Somebody thinks or is about to wonder if that’s me in a photo..and they’re about to click and zoom in to have a peek. I just know it. Human nature.. so predictable.

I guess it’s what folk do

Well, I’ve been in Budapest from 21st May 2012 for a few days holiday and some dental work. You can get stuck on the dental work, I’ll remain stuck on the holiday. I mean I don’t know what it is with people – the moment they hear ‘dental work’ –Read More

Budapest!! The place to be.

Hey look, those who know the Captain will say that I’m ultra-critical, nit-picky, fussy, hard to please – and things of the like. So when you hear me say a thing or place is good, listen up!! Right – I came over to Budapest for dental work. Calm down atRead More

CAPTAIN’S LOG – NEWCASTLE– Part 2

The situation in the taxi actually begins on the morning of 2012-02-01. This was the first day of my three-day conference at The Hilton in Gateshead. It was cold so I decided to take a taxi from City Express Hotels to the Hilton at Gateshead. I called Budget Taxi’s. ARead More

CAPTAIN’S LOG – Newcastle–Part 1

Well, it’s story time again folks. Sometimes the simplest of situations make me think so hard about human nature. This is about my recent trip, how I saved myself money, had a good time, and had an interesting exchange with a taxi driver (coming up in Part 2 – stayRead More

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