The first reaction to the advert for a mystery cruise was wow that’s cheap. Then we began to think about whether we would actually enjoy it. I usually reject Med cruise offers as we have been to most of the places but for this (very cheap) cruise we would have no idea where we were going – it could be a lot of fun!
In the height of summer an escape into the Troodos mountains must be a relief from the high temperatures but for us in the autumn sea level temperatures were perfect so we needed more clothes than we had.
There is a big choice of day trips from Paphos and top of our list was an off road jeep drive to the Akamas peninsular. Continue reading
We chose Paphos in Cyprus mostly because it was nearer to the airport than Limassol.
If you go to John ‘O Groats you need to go to Lands End don’t you?
Heligan has two hundred acres of woodland walks, walled gardens, formal gardens and jungle. What more could you want on a pleasant autumn day? Continue reading
Our hotel in Gairloch turned out not to be the greatest. Despite being expensive our room was cold and a bit miserable so we went to find the local Chinese and ate it in the car. Breakfast was nice though with waiter service and we set of for our last day of the NC 500 very full.