Retro Road Trip, Adventures in a Series 1 Land Rover

See our tracker by clicking here Leaving Meknes we headed North again for the short hop to Moulay Idriss. Moulay Idriss is a pilgrimage town and if you can’t make it...

So far, throughout our adventures in Kabylie, Tom has managed to resolve all her little problems but this fuel pump problem has been recurring every time it has got over 30...

Our thermometer began to raise as we trundled towards Merzouga and a familiar, worrying tick tick tick began to emit from Kabylie.   We had last heard this sound in Iran...

Luckily by breakfast time, altitude sickness had subsided and after a quick look at the lovely village pre-school that our neighbours in Biarritz had built, we said our goodbyes. The night...

Wafting about in our Jelibias (we are suckers for dressing up) we feasted on patisseries and fresh orange juice in the town square. Oranges are in season here and freshly squeezed orange...

Waving goodbye to the beautiful blue of Chefchauen, we headed over the Rif mountains towards Fez. A good road, very few other vehicles and lovely scenery – the 3.5 hours passed...

After a breakfast of warm flat bread and eggs, delicious milky coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice, the hotel manager led us out from the tranquil beauty of the Riad Dhalia...

We all love a calm ferry ride and Barcelona to Tangiers did not disappoint. The last time Tom and I had crossed the straights of Gibraltar we had been on Shadowfax...

Wahay! The Retro road trip is off again. This time we are heading to Morocco in Kabylie so if you don’t want to follow our blog again you can un-subscribe. We...

View our tracker Justine – We left you last in the lovely streets of Salzburg pondering why Britain has few such lovely cities. We spent the afternoon visiting the wonderful castle...

View our tracker Justine – We were very sad to leave lovely Romania, with its horse drawn hay-waynes, milkmen delivering churns and magnificent natural wonders. We would have liked to stay...

Transylvania View our tracker Justine –  We left you as we were looking for bears in the Transylvanian mountains in the company of our friends Heather & Tom Verity and their...

Danube Delta View our tracker Justine – As one of the natural highlights of Europe, we were expecting the Danube Delta to be mobbed with summer tourists, but in fact very few...

View our tracker Justine – The Odessa Files, Odessa cloth, Pearl of the Black Sea, trade of the world, melting pot of humanity – Odessa conjures so many images. But before...

Caucuses to the Black Sea View our tracker Justine – With the alarming Tusheti road behind us, we travelled one valley over to the Pankisi valley.  Our guide book said nothing...

Tusheti, Caucus Mountains View our tracker High Drama on Horseback. Justine – The sadness of seeing the dying horse, in the Tushetian mountains could not blunt our excitement as we packed...

Tbilisi and the road to Tusheti View our tracker Justine – The cool of Armenia’s gorgeous Debden Canyon became a haze of heat as Kabylie trundled out onto the wide open...

View our tracker Justine – After leaving the Iranian border, we deposited Stephan, the German hitchhiker we had picked up, in Meghri, the first town we came to as the road started to...

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Retro Road Trip, Adventures in a Series 1 Land Rover

A family in a Series 1, 1957 Land Rover exploring from Europe to Iran and back