Europe

An Eight Month Road Trip Around Europe
My Ancestry and Photos of my Greek Family

My Ancestry and Photos of my Greek Family

Look what I found at nanna's house! Heaps of really, really old photos of my ancestors and relatives from when they were in Greece! This is my favourite one. The older boy next to the woman is my great grandfather Vlassios. The man driving the oxen is my great, great...

Berlin for Three Nights

Berlin for Three Nights

I like Berlin, It’s my favourite city so far. This wasn’t our first time here. We flew into Berlin from Australia last September, when we first came to Europe. We stayed at a backpackers for five days and then in a house in the German countryside for ten days. This time we...

Toulouse to Berlin

We left the apartment early on the 17th of march and drove to Toulouse. We dropped Shaz (the hire car we'd had for the past six months) off near the airport. We walked around in a few circles at the airport, mildly lost before finding the right area and settling down to wait....

Flamingos!

Flamingos!

Yesterday we went to the Parc Ornithologquie in the Camargue National Park and saw real live flamingos, in the wild, in France! (and lots of other birds but that's not the point). I didn't even know that there were flamingos in Europe, I thought that flamingos were a South...

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

I didn't really want to go see the Leaning Tower. My thoughts were: why do I want to go see a tower just because it's wonky? Why did it even become a tourist attraction? The Italians are like hey! We're so bad at architecture that we couldn't even build a straight tower, I...

Busking in Croatia

Busking in Croatia

I went busking for the first time! I've been trying to gather up enough courage to go for ages and after three weeks here in Split watching other buskers, I finally forced myself to go! I chose to go for the first time on the main street in the old city, I'd seen lots of other...