Category Archives: My Travels

World Savate Assaut Championships

Just back from 10 great days in Bulgaria! For the first five days, I was in Sapareva Banya, next to the Rila mountains. About a dozen of us were staying in a small, village hotel. Most days it was over … Continue reading

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Places I love in Europe

Europe, so varied, both in landscape and in culture… I wondered how many European languages there are. After a bit of googling, I found a mind-boggling figure of 234 living languages. So, I won’t be learning them all  ;o) On the otherhand, … Continue reading

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Places I love in England

There are many influences on our lives, including parents, friends, our community and the things we see around us. Things happen… some good, some bad, we lose loved ones, we meet new friends, but generally life goes on. Over time, we … Continue reading

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Madagascar, off the tourist trail…

Madagascar is a large island (4th largest in the world) sitting in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by small peripheral islands. It broke away from Africa around 165 million years ago, and now is a beautiful, biodiversity treasure trove. I visited Madagascar as a … Continue reading

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Karatas, Serbia

Last summer, I visited Karatas, On the banks of the Danube, in Serbia. This visit was to take part in a summer training camping Savate and Canne de Combat. I have written an article about this trip on Squidoo. http://savateuse.hubpages.com/hub/a-taste-of-summer-in-karatas

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