Category Archives: Roadtrips

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Summer roadtrip day 5

A Berner bitch on heat, a protective Berner alpha male and labradoodle boy just discovering his natural urges is a volatile mix. Cooper managed to tip toe around Vegas, who totally ignored him, despite both […]

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Summer roadtrip day 2 & 3

Hjortnäs to Kyrktåsjö is 550 km. Kyrktåsjö has a hostel by a lake and we had booked a room for two and a dog. It’s another 300 kms to Tärnaby so we look forward to […]

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Summer roadtrip day 1

Strange summer, strange times. The Corona virus is raging and the world in lockdown, but Sweden going its own way. It’s summer vacation time. If we exercise care and social distancing we are OK to […]

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Appalachians in November

This may be my last visit to Greensboro. Come December I will have new assignments that may not take me back here. Headed west on Friday after work, up to the mountains near Asheville. A […]

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Weekend in the Appalachians

First trip to Greensboro for 2019. Great to see colleagues again and a lot to catch up on at Volvo. Took the opportunity to head to head west to Appalachian mountains over the weekend. Entered […]

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Australia day 8

The drive from Hay to Adelaide is about 650 km, most of them passing through nothing. The Hay Plains are dead flat and feel almost surreal. Tried to capture the feeling with camera but it […]

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Australia day 7

We picked up brother Pete from his home in Hazelbrook and pointed the Kia van west towards Adelaide. The plan was to drive down off the mountains on to the Hay Plains and spend the […]

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Australia day 5

348 years after Captain Cook stepped on to Botany Bay it was our turn to meander around Australias largest city. Packed up our stuff from the Airbnb in Chippendale and parked the Kia van in […]

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Australia day 4

Woke up in the “Summer House” in Possum Brush to the sound of Magpies and Kookaburras. Enjoyed fresh mangoes and coffee on the porch for breakfast.  Packed our stuff in the car and headed down […]

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Autumn colours in the Appalachians

Another work trip to Greensboro. Meetings, meetings and more meetings. Friday morning I check out of the Embassy Suites and, when the meetings end on Friday afternoon, I head west to the mountains.  I have […]

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The New River Valley

Ended this trip to Greensboro with a trip up to New River Valley in Virginia. The Volvo Trucks NA factory and the Volvo Trucks Customer Centre is located near Dublin. Had a presentation to give […]

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Smokey Mountain National Park

After a good nights sleep in Maggie Valley and a mountain sized breakfast at Country Vittles I drove east to the Cherokee Indian Reservation and on to the Smokey Mountain National Park. My plan was […]