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Road Trips

Sevilla to Arcos de la Frontera

A journey full of rain, sheep, farm land and abandoned buildings, the drive from Sevilla to Arcos de la Frontera takes 1 hour and 18 minutes (113 km)… if you take toll highways. For the longest time we couldn’t figure… Continue Reading →

Granada to Sevilla

Granada to Sevilla: 251 km (2 hours 54 mins) on the A-92. We were reluctant to leave Granada — the city was good to us — but excited to be heading to a new place. Sevilla is a important religious… Continue Reading →

Spain: Torremolinos to Granada

Torremolinos and Granada: 102.98 km The original plan for our Spain journeys was to stay in Torremolinos and do day trips to various cities/sites around Southern Spain. Our hotel (Sol Principe) came highly recommended and it sounded like a good… Continue Reading →

Banff-Windermere Highway

Otherwise known as Highway 93 South or as one of the Kootenay Highways, this little jaunt (100km) starts in Banff National Park, runs through Kootenay National Park, and ends in Radium Hot Springs. It’s a two lane highway that sees… Continue Reading →

From York to Newcastle

After our wanderings in the amazing town of York we took the M1 North to Newcastle. Distance in England is not the same as distance in Canada and two hours later we were in Newcastle. Newcastle was originally a spot… Continue Reading →

Birmingham to Shirley to Warwick

We had a busy day of shopping, driving, and visiting family. Chris found a really cool pair of shoes, which are like nothing you can get in Canada. They’re sneakers, but made with different coloured leathers. They look almost like… Continue Reading →

Hill Country

After lunch we got back into the Jeep and climbed to the top of the hill country. The view was amazing and I’m thankful for all the extra film I picked up in Kandy. There was so much to see… Continue Reading →

The Road to Kandy

The roads are crazy in Sri Lanka, just like in India. And, the drivers are just as insane; there’s lots of passing on blind corners and dramatic speeding up / slowing down. We took many tight turns over sheer cliff… Continue Reading →

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