Yamas! Enjoy life like a Greek islander

I have just come back from Rhodes, a Greek island and life there seemed so much simpler than what we have in the UK.

Rhodes – a Greek island, but nearer Turkey

The jobs seem to mostly relate to tourism (or are a byproduct created because of tourism) and as a result the people who live there work so hard in the tourist season and presumably in the off season get a chance to rest.

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Blackpool

blackpool

 

One of my worst memories was when I went to Blackpool with some friends.  One of them got involved in some carny game throwing hoops over some sticks that probably didn’t fit.

I stood to one side and encouraged my friend in his futile quest to win some money.  I did not realise that he spent £180 on the pointless task on what was some carny bullshit con. Continue reading “Blackpool”

Ice Skating on the Rideau canal

The Rideau Canal in Ottawa is pretty amazing.

Because it gets so cold in Canada the canal freezes up and what you get is a massive ice skating rink that is over 2km long in distance.

My skating improved a lot just having the space and speed to really fly along.

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300 miles to Yellowstone

I went down the west coast of the USA.

Along the way I got food poisoning in Whitefish, Montana.

It was tempting to stay in Whitefish rather than go to Yellowstone park, but it was probably somewhere I would never see again, so I chose to suffer Continue reading “300 miles to Yellowstone”

Come to Yorkshire

Come down to Yorkshire I’ll show you round.

We can see the history in York, go round the bars in Leeds or head up to Whitby and see the sea.

Also, we have Tour de France coming up soon… Continue reading “Come to Yorkshire”

I once lived in Canada…

I once lived in Canada.  I was used to write diaries of my travels, which was what got me into writing in general.

I also saw some awesome sights like this… Continue reading “I once lived in Canada…”

Out in Prague

 

Prague

A visit to a city is not complete without finding a good vantage point to see everything below.