Blue View - Route Planning

 Blue View - Route Planning

Figuring out our route and exactly how we were going to get from Rome to Canterbury was a daunting task. I used three hardbound route guides, a couple of eBook route guides, and six different apps to figure it all out. The kitchen table was covered with books, notes, my notebook computer, an iPad and an iPhone, plus, depending on the time of day, either a cup of coffee or a glass of wine…

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Blue View - Plan B Logistics

Blue View - Plan B Logistics

As Marcie mentioned, she’s suffering from a rather virulent attack of shingles, and cannot carry her pack any distance. We’ve figured out a “Plan B” which seems to be working, but the logistics are difficult to say the least.

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Blue View – DIY Passport Photos

Blue View – DIY Passport Photos

When we were gathering an immense amount of stuff for our visa applications, we found that the cost for passport photos was kinda steep. I figured that if the 12 year old kid in charge of the photo section at Walgreens could whip them out, how hard could it be? Maybe I could figure it all out for next time and save some money. As it turns out, it really is pretty easy to do it yourself.

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