Tag Archives: tourism

Trolls And Strolls: #iceland Part II

Most countries I visit have something that leaves me discombobulated. Here the simple expedient of a sliding door on a gents toilet saw me standing in the corridor like a lemon until another customer walked past me and slid it … Continue reading

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Worzel You Believe It? #halesworthscarecrowfestival #countrypursuits

Warning: for those of a sensitive disposition, this post includes images of clowns Today, in the paper, reference was made to a new operation providing privileges for the posh, a sort of upmarket Gumtree where you can get your perfect … Continue reading

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Finland – Helsinki is the place to be

‘Why have you come to Finland?’ If we were asked once we were asked a dozen times. Finland doesn’t expect tourists it seems. Not summer tourists. Which is a shame because it has a lot to offer the discerning traveller … Continue reading

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The Tourist’s Last Day – the Sounds of Harris

As we waited for the ferry back across the Sound of Harris, I browsed a gift shop. Would the Hebrides be different from other holiday destinations? The Textiliste had bought yarn. Could I resist the lure of one final memento? … Continue reading

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