The Mother and the Monks

Day 56: 14/05/19Location: Kiev - Dubovychi, Ukraine Miles driven: 172Our morning was spent with Alan (who was also staying at our hostel) at Pechersk Lavra, also known as the Monastery of the Caves. We bought candles to light our way through the narrow labyrinthian underground passages in which dead monks have been laid to rest... Continue Reading →

A day of (radio)activity

Day 52: 10/05/19Location: Kiev - Krasnyi Rih, Ukraine Miles driven: 36Waking up in our hostel, three remarkable things had happened. Firstly, we had spent the night in a 8 person dorm where nobody snored; secondly, everyone in our dorm was up and ready to face the day by 8:30am; and thirdly, the sun was shining.... Continue Reading →

Roam(ania)

Day 29: 17/04/19Location: Fruska Gora, Serbia - Cebz, RomaniaMiles driven: 95After five fairly average days in Serbia, it was time to move on. The flat landscapes of Romania, and with them, (we hoped) less rain and hotter temperatures, were calling us. The border took 20 minutes to cross. Slowed down firstly by the Serbian customs... Continue Reading →

Norwich’s Serbian Twin

13/04/19 - We were directed by a local to "the main road to Belgrade" Day 26: 14/04/19Location: Fair and Square Hostel, Belgrade, SerbiaMiles Driven: 0Expecting to spend the whole day revelling in the sites of Serbia's capital, we were slightly disappointed when after just a couple of hours, we had seen all of sights within... Continue Reading →

A Whistle-Stop Tour Of Slovenia

Day 11: 30/03/19Location: Venice, Italy (AM), Bled Hostel, Lake Bled, Slovenia (PM)Miles Driven: 155After a slow get up we headed east (bit of a given really) towards Slovenia. On the horizon was a snow topped mountain range. Wonderfully foreboding, it acted as a nice piece of symbolism to mark the part of our journey in... Continue Reading →

Bonjour France!

After more planning than we could ever imagine, countless injections, too many goodbyes, and weeks on weeks of final preparations, we were finally ready to start our journey to Australia. Singapore bound, first stop, France. Day 3: 22/03/19Location: Saussan, France (just outside of Montpellier)Waking up to frost on the outside of the car confirmed our... Continue Reading →

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