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Two backpacks, four boots, one tent. Jonathan and Christine walking a path through organic farms turning strangers into friends, hitch hiking, dreaming and reinventing our lives.

The long awaited… “Welcome Home!”

January 12th, 2011

After a heart-warming couchsurfing experience with Ray in Liverpool. We were finally ready for our last big travel day, which actually started around midnight. We trekked with our packs and two handbags (ugh!) down the one street that connects Ray’s apartment to the coach bus station (did we mention that Ray’s flat was very conveniently located?) Our occasional exhausted pauses on the 15+ minute walk were cheerfully boosted by the reminder that this was the last time we’d have to do this.

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Ireland, from sea to forest

January 4th, 2010

Arriving in Baltimore, west county Cork, we were welcomed aboard the Atlantis Adventure, a century-old Norwegian wooden fishing boat, by her new owner the lovely Anne. Continue reading this entry »

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Feelin’ the V.I.B.B.E. in Kenmare

November 2nd, 2009

What do good travelers need? Good travelin’ friends who are willing to meet you on another continent for a bit of shared birthday fun!

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Eldamar Farm – polytunnels and a milking cow

October 13th, 2009

From Cork city we awoke early so that our bus journey would land us in Kenmare during the weekly Wednesday market, where we’d planned to meet Susan: our next host and proprietor of organic veggies and beef. Continue reading this entry »

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Dinan, Vire, Rennes to Cork, France to Ireland

October 7th, 2009

After St. Malo camping fun time we were off to enjoy a leisurely Help Exchange in Dinan, just an hour up the Rance river from St. Malo. Continue reading this entry »

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Paris is wow – Part Deux

September 29th, 2009

 Paris is a very walkable city.

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A Trip to the BEACH!

September 25th, 2009

At the end of our wonderful visit in Paris, and drawing near to the end of our time in France altogether, we thought a relaxing vacation just for two was in order. Continue reading this entry »

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Paris is Wow – a glimpse with more to come…

September 9th, 2009


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Getting to Berlin…and LaDIYfest 2009!

August 9th, 2009

It seemed no coincidence that the ending of our job at the chateau fit nicely with the dates of the LaDIYfest Berlin 2009, so I took it as a sign that the universe definitely wanted me to go for a second year and booked a flight from Paris to Berlin.¬† Continue reading this entry »

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Toulouse: a brief encounter

July 31st, 2009

by Jonathan

After wrapping up the last few ends at Chateau Brametourte, and with Christine still in Berlin, I was headed for a night in Toulouse on my way to Paris. Continue reading this entry »

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