Friday, August 04, 2006

going places

Tomorrow Hubby and I start a journey of around 3800 kilometers (over 2300 miles) in 2 weeks on a motorcycle.
My mother's first question: "Where are you going to pack 2 weeks' worth of clothing on a motorbike?"
Good point. Well last night I packed my side pannier and Hey Presto! It pretty much all fitted. My little strappy summer shift dresses each take up less space than my deodorant. Not that I'm planning to wear dresses on the bike - we'll be wearing our proper bike suits for the actual riding (I'm sure we'll smell just great by the time the 2 weeks is up). The dresses are for the evenings - watching sunsets in the Alps and such like.

So, 3800km to go - and that's not counting the drive from Dublin to Rosslare harbour to catch the ferry either, which is another
couple of hundred km's or so.

What the hell are we thinking??!
Ah, I remember now. It was one of Hubby's lifelong dreams, to 'do' Europe by bike. And I agreed why? Because I want to take pretty pictures of different places. Sound reasons to embark on such a journey, I'm sure you'll agree.

So anyway, my little corner of Blogland will be rather quiet for the next couple of weeks (and possibly a bit longer because I suspect it may take some time to type up all my adventures and sort through the photos to find the best stuff to Show And Tell you guys).

Seeya in a couple of weeks!



kyknoord said...

I'm afraid I don't have any smarmy comment to make. I'm just too jealous to think straight. Have an absolute blast, Terri!

Spookie the Warrior said...

This is going to be one amazing trip!! Will miss you while you are gone, and i cannot wait to see and hear ALL about it. Be safe, and have a wonderful time.

DelBoy said...

They do have internet cafes in Europe you know Cuz! So regular updates (at least let us know you're alive!) will be required.

Have a fantastic time and how 'bout a postcard?

Let the 'BIKE' trip begin!

PS: I think you're going on the trip to keep hubby outta trouble.

Terri said...

Kyknoord - No smarmy comments??? Don't be making it rain now!

Spookie - Thanks Doll!

Delboy - Send me your address & I'll send u a postcard. Oh and PS: I'm going on the trip to have FUN not stay outta trouble, hehe!

ChittyChittyBangBang! said...

Have tons of fun Terri & BB.
I'd give anything to you right now.

anne said...

I'm extremely disappointed to see that you will not, in fact, stop in Vaduz.
Oh well. Have a brilliant time!

beadinggalinMS said...

Have fun fun fun!! Takes lots of photos!!

Terri said...

Chitty - You'd give anything to me? Aw, that's sweet ;)
(don't worry I know what u mean lol!)

Anne - Vaduz? I'll keep an eye open for it. That's 'home' for you, yes? No?
Are you yanking my chain??!

Beads - Uh-huh, like I need encouragement to take photos LOL!

anne said...

It's the capital of Lichtenstein.
(Home is in the French Alps, between Chambéry and Grenoble.)

Terri said...

Anne - Ooh! I've been in Chambéry! :-) Will check my map for Lichtenstein. I'm going home now so bye bye seeya soon WOOHOO I'm so excited people have a good 2 weeks seeya when I get back!!!


The Tart said...

Lucky you! Have a wonderful trip ... can't wait to see you pics.

The Tart

BTW ... last night I enjoy reading through your archives. Love all the pics from around the world! Can relate about the Father part with you. You blog is a delight ~ glad to have found it, natch! ; )

Anonymous said...

damn- i hoped i'd get a comment in before you left... i am SO jealous, i can't wait for the stories and pictures!
gonna miss you while you're gone!

Jeff said...

Have a fun and safe trip, Terri. :)

R2K said...

Looks like such a great trip!

LiVEwiRe said...

I am so excited for you! Really looking forward to hearing all about it. In the mean time, we all get postcards, right? ;)

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