I’m not sure exactly what I expected Christmas to be like being away from home in a hot country but it has been everything that I hoped it would be.
So it’s coming up to a month into our travels and it’s really starting to sink in for me that we are not just on holiday.
The coach pulled into a dusty service station, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Was this it?
It really is true what the guide books say, BA has a very seductive European feel to it and we have fitted into the lifestyle beautifully.
The day we took her to her new home I was an absolute mess. I cried the whole two hour journey there and back, great big snotty can’t catch your breath sobs.
The question on everyone’s lips when we told them we were going backpacking was “how many pairs of pants are you taking?”
The city is still as beautiful as I remember it, especially the Palermo Viejo district that we are staying in. Wide tree lined streets constantly bustling with life, vast green parks dotted with tall palm trees home to chirping parakeets and impressive baroque architecture.
Having never flown long haul myself and also having booked the cheapest flights we could with budget airline Air Europa, I was slightly apprehensive about what to expect…
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