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Painting A Picture Of Life In The Hague

Posted on September 4th, by Peter Parkorr in Netherlands, Roaming Resources. No Comments
My impressions and photos of The Hague from visiting in June for MustLoveFestivals. The Hague, a place of idiosyncracies After Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the Dutch city of The Hague, also known as Den Haag, is the 3rd largest in the Netherlands. They call it ‘the city that grew up around a palace’, but technically it’s not even a city. It did hold city-status once, during an overnight stay from Napoleon – but he promptly retracted it on his departure.…

Discovering a different Tuscany: Photos from Versilia

Posted on August 17th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect. 7 comments
A recent invitation to explore Versilia in Tuscany had me expecting corn fields and countryside, traditional Italian cooking, and picnics after a good days hike. I’m sure you can do all those things quite easily, but this trip to Tuscany was a little alternative… You can see my musings and photos from Tuscany in the trip write-up for BudgetTraveller.org, called ‘Five ways Versilia won’t be the Tuscany you expected’, and below I’m publishing a few more photos from Versilia that show yet more of the alternative side to Tuscany.…

Monday Meetings – Dave ‘Vague Direction’ Gill

Posted on January 21st, by Peter Parkorr in Monday Meetings, North America. 1 Comment
In this week’s Monday Meetings we hear from Dave Gill, a talented videographer and ambitious adventurer. He’s working on an exciting new travel project and flexing his documentary making muscles along the route. As a fan of two-wheeled travel myself, a lot of his words hit home, making me want to dust off my cycling gear and hit the road too!…

Monday Meetings – Erick ‘Two Wheels’ Wenzel

Posted on November 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Monday Meetings. 1 Comment
Our second instalment of Monday Meetings, where people who take life by the horns tell us why they like to do things differently to most. This week we meet Erick, a literal road-a-holic, who agreed to tell us a little about How and Why he loves slow travel.               Nationality: Canadian Age: I am 40 years young, look like 35 and some mornings my knees feel like 50.…