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As far as the barrier, and beyond

I love the alpine Susten Pass road and the mountain scenery there, particularly the area around the Steingletscher glacier and nearby hotel. It’s been a long time since I’ve visited in spring – before the upper reaches of the road have been cleared of snow – so Jo and I took a drive and walked […]

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Military outpost, Elba

A very spooky entrance to an even spookier ruined cavern, set of tunnels and hilltop military outpost, which we came across during a hike on the Italian island of Elba. The cavern contained little but low walls on either side, running its full length, and a large red-bricked doorway at the far end. I didn’t […]

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Red brick, Hampton Court Palace

The passageway which leads alongside the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace to Henry VIII’s wine cellar. In modern times, the passageway also leads to the palace café, housed in Queen Elizabeth I’s former private kitchen. Something I love to see when I visit England: red brick buildings, where the slightly knackered edges of the […]

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Wedding trip part 2: Reims to the Channel Tunnel

More entries in this series can be found here. After a good night’s sleep in Reims, we headed onward towards our appointment with the cross-Channel tunnel at a rate of knots, passing through the first toll booth of the day as we headed on through northern France towards Calais. We made pretty good time as […]

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GMS by MMS

Graham following behind on the way back from dinner in Iseltwald.

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