‘Live’ silastravels

Apparently we can’t get back to the mainland from Lundy because there’s no water there. The M.S Oldenburg from Lundy Island is currently bobbing about in the lee of the mainland because there’s no water in Bideford (tides out). The boat will stay there for 2 hours. Before, the boat was sailing through the stormy…

Herm, Channel Islands

Herm, Channel Islands 15 August 2019 Herm is a lovely island in the Channel Islands, just off the coast of Guernsey. It has sandy beaches, which are great for swimming in the summer, and nice walks through and around the island. You have to get there by taking a boat/flying to Guernsey Airport and then…

Delft, Holland

Delft, The Netherlands Delft is a wonderful town in Holland. It is famous for its pottery painting, known as Delft Blue. They draw patterns or art on tiles and then they fire it. It also has an old church and a new church. We went up the tower in the new church and had a…

Top 5 things to do in the South of France

My top 5 things to do in the South of France. We stayed near to Narbonne (in Thezan) and this is my top 5 list of things to do with kids… 5. Eat french food The food that comes from Southern France is one of the best In the world. They have mule frites, crepes…

Thezan, France

Read this post for a short review of Thezan and the surrounding area.

Hastings

Hastings is a great place to go for a short break.

Ivinghoe Beacon

Ivinghoe beacon is part of the ridgeway, which is a really nice walk that runs through part of England. You can bring a picnic if you like or just walk. Ivinghoe beacon is the start of it, near to a lot of ridges that were used for alerting all of the people nearby that an…