Monthly Archives: March 2017

Final Packing

How do you pack clothes for 4 months in a sailing bag that you use for a day sail? We are taking light, easy to wash, quick drying clothes for about 10 days …. hope it works ! (If we

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Vulcan Unloaded in Bangkok

“Vulcan” and 7 MGB friends “Goldie”, “Shiraz”, “Burgundy”, “Shamrock”, “Duchess”, “Dash B”, and “Ginger” have arrived safely in 2 containers in Bangkok. They have been unloaded. They now wait all bright and shinny for us to arrive April 2 to

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14 Days to Go….

With two weeks left to get ready, the big question is what gets packed and what gets left behind because it will not fit. I am sure there will be many things added and removed as the countdown for the

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Vulcan Arrives in Bangkok

Our MG “Vulcan” was stacked with 3 others into a container. The 2 containers with all 8 MGs in our Silk Rd group arrived in Bangkok over the weekend. The Silk Rd is getting closer

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Wine and more architecture

Wine and More Wine – OleBilbao OLD and NEW Monday dawned sunny and warm and we headed down to the Guggenheim Museum, even though it is closed we wanted to relish the slick titanium skin, contrasted against the smooth pale limestone blocks. Everything glistened in the bright morning sun, reflections of the curved surfaces bounced off the water surrounding the metal walls and the metallic sculptures in the forecourts around the Guggenheim. Did you know that every surface in the building is curved and there are no straight lines thus emphasising the organic flowing lines of this magnificent Frank Gehry masterpiece Tomorrow we’ll visit this amazing museum along with our Silk Road companions Pat and David who we are travelling with around Spain and Portugal in our trusty MGs. Hop on and off buses have always been a favourite and quick way of acquainting ourselves with a city. We cruised around the narrow streets enjoying the views from the top deck. We were diverted by police a few times into the back streets because of a rally of thousands of people marching along the main thoroughfare of the city. Red, white and Green flags and banners waving, fire crackers exploding, releasing clouds of smoke. How We hopped off a The Mercado de la Ribera one of the largest fresh food markets in Europe and we arrived just in time for some Pintxos which we enjoyed with a beer and Sangria. So many delicious sweet and savoury munchies to choose from – what a treat!

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