ITALY 05 Mar 2008 Day 4 Recco (Italy) - Civitavecchia (Italy ferry port) 436km Our final punt to the ferry. Had a great continental breakfast and the feisty Italian lady filled up our flask and jerry cans with water. It was an uneventful drive from Genoa to Civitavecchia. We tried to visit the leaning tower of Pisa and saw it from the motorway but got lost in the maze of one way streets and the Italian driving chaos so had to abandon the search and press ...
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02 Mar 2008 Day 1 Eastbourne - Calais 100km The last week has been absolutely manic. Handing over the Harlequin 1 Project, farewells, preparing for the trip, arranging Egyptian visas and packing up our UK lives and sending them back to Durban. It was a relief when Sunday came and we saw it all come together. Se and her folks focussed on the house and Ron, Malcolm and I packed the Landy. We had a great surprise when Darroll, Jax, Connor, Was, Mands, Stof, Cr...