Tag Archives: Our Journey

San Pedro and Cargo ships

San Pedro is a working port town and we struggled to find much accommodation here apart from rather large chain hotels frequented by businessmen, cruise passengers and strangely rather a lot of Mexican wedding parties. It was in a cafĂ© … Continue reading

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We are Anna Rice and Alex Hayton and for the next year we will be embracing slow travel by trying to journey around the world without getting on a plane. Armed with a well-thumbed copy of the Ethical Travel Guide … Continue reading

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8 Days to go…

There are now eight days to go until we head off from Southampton to New York. After months of moving house (twice – Anna from Farringdon in May, then both of us from Tooting Bec in early June) and boiling … Continue reading

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East to West or West to East?

One of the first decisions we had to make when planning the trip was whether we wanted to travel from East to West or vice versa. There seemed to be a certain air of comfort in travelling Eastwards, getting the … Continue reading

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Tired of London (tired of life?)

After nearly six years of living/working in London, the daily northern line commute/high speed pace of everyday life had started to grate. Much as I love London, I had begun to feel like I was seeing more of the underground &helli