This Summer 2017!

Have you any travel plans for this summer? Write to us and tell us all about them.

Here are our Editor’s summer travel plans:

In late July I’ll head for the UK. I’ll spend a night in London with friends, then get the train north to Durham, a small city in the north-east of England. While I am there I hope to visit Newcastle and the beautiful county of Northumberland

Then at about ‘Ferragosto’, or 15th August, I’ll come back to Rome. But not for work. I’ll spend a few days here, then probably head for France to join some friends for a bicycle ride somewhere in Provence. If I am lucky, I’ll take in a visit to some more friends in Annecy, up in the French Alps.

Or I might head down to the Puglia region of southeast Italy. This area has become very trendy recently. I love the whitewashed villages and rocky coastline there.

You can read about some of my experiences on the ‘Backroads‘ blog.

And now, tell us about your summer plans. Click on ‘Now You Write’, and simply follow instructions.

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One Response

  1. Hello everyone. I did most of what i mentioned in the post above. I went to Durham, Norfolk in the east of England, Northumberland and even, for a night, to Scotland to see friends whom I met many years ago in the Sahara. Needless to say, the trip we did then wouldn’t be possible now.
    I also went, as mentioned above, to Annecy, and then back to Rome.
    Then I drove up to the south of France. My first stop was in Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes) where, sadly, I went to a funeral. Then I headed west to the Vaucluse. There I stayed with a friend and, abandoning my car, I went on a bicycle ride from Provence to the mountainous Cévennes region the other side of the Rhone.
    After that, I returned to Italy and spent two relaxing days in Tuscany, near Castagneto Carducci. i went out for a couple of rides there, once with a friend from Naples who has lived there for many years.
    So generally, it was a very positive and energy-giving holiday. Now it’s your turn to write! Let’s have your summer holiday stories.

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