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The Train Journey

10 May 2022 5 minute read 0 comments JayanthKumar

Once upon a time...   Last week on a train journey to Fontainebleau, which is around 60km from Paris, I was lucky enough to be seated by a window. I was traveling alone, due to which, I sought the companionship of music. It was the beginning of the e...

8 reasons to stay away from Lisbon

17 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments PoohBear5

Nowadays the web is full of content telling you how you should visit place X because it is "absolutely incredible" and" you're gonna have the best time. ". Sadly in many cases you don't like it and you won't have the best time. I've been lucky enough...

Denbigh Castle, Wales - Another of King Edward the 1st's great castles built in Wales

15 Apr 2022 2 minute read 2 comments Hoosie

We are back in Wales this week, as we have a few days leave. We managed to visit another 3 castles, the first of which was Denbigh. Denbigh Castle was built by King Edward the 1st of England, with construction started in 1282 as part of his invasion...

Penrhyn Castle - Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales - A 19th Century Masterpiece of Opulence

20 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Hoosie

Penrhyn Castle sits on the outskirts of Bangor, in the county of Gwynedd, North Wales. The castle we see today was built in the first half of the 19th Century, but there appears to have been some form of castle there since about the 15th century. Th...

Caernarfon Castle - King Edward the 1st's 13th Century Fortress in North Wales

14 Mar 2022 2 minute read 2 comments Hoosie

On the last day of our vacation in North Wales in February we visited Caernarfon Castle, which is in the town of Caernarfon in Gywnedd. It was bloomin massive ! We were completely knackered after visiting it due to the number of tall towers we had to...

Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey, North Wales - King Edward the 1st's Great Welsh Fortress

26 Feb 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Hoosie

We visited Beaumaris Castle on the last day of our vacation in North Wales (in mid Feb 22). The Castle sits at the east end of the town of Beaumaris, and is a massive sprawling construction. It was never completed as per the original plan as they ran...

Cymer Abbey, West Wales, UK - Ruin of a Cistercian Abbey, founded in 1189

16 Feb 2022 2 minute read 1 comment Hoosie

We visited Cymer Abbey this week, while on vacation in North Wales.  The abbey is close to Dolgellau near the west coast of Wales.  Its very much a ruin, but very beautiful. It was established in 1189, and has had quite a varied history, having play...

Rating 5.0 | Blablacar stories. №10

17 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Cryptotexty

Morning departure from Uzhgorod. The road takes 7 hours through all the Carpathians, so this route - inspires optimism. Therefore, I plan to leave early to get to Putyla in the light of day. The first part of the road is not very interesting, through...

The fastest visit abroad

15 Jan 2022 1 minute read 3 comments Cryptotexty

The fastest visit abroad. Empty WOG gas station two kilometers to the Romanian border. I take, as it seemed, the last coffee for today. There are no queues to enter Romania. I quickly pass the Ukrainian post, in Romanian they ask for documents, a cer...

Thurso Castle, Thurso, Caithness, Scotland

13 Jan 2022 2 minute read 1 comment Hoosie

Another Castle.  Thurso Castle this time, which is located on the edge of the town of Thurso right up on the north coast of Scotland in the county of Caithness.  Its also the town I was born in ! Sadly the castle is in a ruined state.  Although not...